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ISS Replacement-crew Blast-off

Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:12 am

As you may/may not know theres going to be a replacment crew for the ISS blasting off this morning (03:05 british time), the sovier soyuz will be taking off from Baikonur to bring up new crew and fresh supplies for the ISS, and will dock with the ISS in the upcoming days.
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RE: ISS Replacement-crew Blast-off

Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:32 pm

I got a kick out of the onboard video during the launch. Chiao kept playing with a Felix the Cat toy hanging from the instrument panel. Launch appeared very smooth....
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