Soyuz MS-20 with space tourists docked to the ISS

Category: English  |   08 Декабрь 2021    

Soyuz MS-20 with space tourists docked to the ISS

The Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and Japanese tourists Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano has reached the International Space Station (ISS), Roscosmos reports.

 

The docking of the spacecraft to the small research module "Search" of the Russian segment of the ISS took place at 16:41 Moscow time. The return of tourists to Earth is scheduled for December 20.

 

Soyuz MS-20 also delivered about 162 kg of payloads to the ISS, including scientific materials, equipment, hygiene products and food.

 

From the Baikonur cosmodrome to the ISS, the Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft launched on December 8 at 10:38 Moscow Time.

 

Source: lenta.ru


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