[sarex] Expedition 14 Arrives at Space Station
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Wed Sep 20 00:43:01 PDT 2006
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*Expedition 14 Arrives at Space Station*
The International Space Station’s next set of residents arrived at 1:21
a.m. EDT today when the Soyuz TMA 9 spacecraft docked. Expedition 14
Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin are
scheduled to enter the station when the hatches are opened at around
4:30 a.m., where they will be greeted by the Expedition 13 crew.
Accompanying Expedition 14 is American Anousheh Ansari, who will be the
first female spaceflight participant to visit the station. She is flying
under contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency.
Lopez-Alegria and Tyurin will replace Expedition 13 Commander Pavel
Vinogradov and NASA Science Officer Jeff Williams. European Space Agency
Astronaut Thomas Reiter will remain on the station and join Expedition 14.
Vinogradov, Williams and Ansari are slated to return to Earth on Sept. 28.
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