* Astronomy

Members Login
Post Info TOPIC: Expedition 46


L

Posts: 129162
Date:
Soyuz TMA-19M
Permalink  
 


Tim Peake spacecraft will arrive in UK in 2017

The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
BBC News has learned that the vehicle will be go on display in the Science Museum in London in early 2017.
The Russian Soyuz TMA-19M craft has been refurbished, but is still slightly singed from re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.

Read more



__________________


L

Posts: 129162
Date:
RE: Expedition 46
Permalink  
 


New Crew Welcomed to the Space Station 

Spoiler

Following their launch earlier in the day on Dec. 15 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a six-hour trip to space, and docking to the International Space Station, Expedition 46-47 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Tim Kopra and Flight Engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency were welcomed aboard the station by station Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos.



__________________


L

Posts: 129162
Date:
Permalink  
 

Tim Peake: Rocket rolled to launch pad

The rocket that will carry UK astronaut Tim Peake into orbit has arrived at the launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
At 01:00 GMT (07:00 local time), the Soyuz launcher was rolled out on its flat-bed transporter for the 2km train journey to the pad.
The train took almost two hours to reach the pad, known as Site No 1.

Read more



__________________


L

Posts: 129162
Date:
Permalink  
 

A Russian Soyuz rocket is scheduled to launch Expedition 46 to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 11:03 UT, 15th December 2015



__________________
Page 1 of 1  sorted by
 
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.



Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard