Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Hollister UK OutletAlexander Misurkin and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy launched at 20:43 GMT on 28 March from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Soaring high above the western coast of Peru, they successfully docked with the space station at 02:28 GMT on 29 March a flight time of just 5 hours, 45 minutes.
After a slight delay getting the pressure Hollister Outlet UKequalised between the two craft, the Soyuz hatch opened at 04:35 GMT. With a flurry of hugs and camera flashes, the record setting spacefarers greeted the three crew members already aboard the ISS.
The Soyuz itself has not been supercharged and wasn’t flying any quicker than normal. The shorter time allowance simply required that mission managers had toHollister Outlet be more precise. When a Soyuz capsule http://www.sigint.co.uk/ enters orbit, it is on an orbital path a bit lower than the space station’s, which means it circles the Earth faster. As the craft closes in on the ISS, a series of thruster burns boosts the capsule into the right orbit for docking.