[sarex] Expedition 15 Arrives at Station
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Mon Apr 9 17:25:41 PDT 2007
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*Expedition 15 Arrives at Station*
Image above: Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin passes through the hatch from
the Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station. Image credit:
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Expedition 15 arrived at the International Space Station at 3:10 p.m.
EDT Monday. They greeted the Expedition 14 crew shortly after opening
their hatches at 4:30 p.m. Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, Flight Engineer
Oleg Kotov and Spaceflight Participant Charles Simonyi docked in their
Soyuz spacecraft two days after launching from Baikonur Cosmodrome in
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Simonyi, an American who is flying under contract with the Russian
Federal Space Agency, will return home with Expedition 14 on April 20.
Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer
Mikhail Tyurin have been living in space since Sept. 18. Flight Enigneer
Sunita Williams, who rode Space Shuttle Discovery to the station in
December, will stay onboard and join Expedition 15.
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