Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Anne McClain of NASA and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur in Kazakhstan aboard a Soviet-designed Soyuz on Monday.
A Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin failed two minutes into its flight on October 11, activating an automatic rescue system that sent their capsule into a steep ride back to Earth. McClain, Saint-Jacques and Kononenko will now complete a six-month mission aboard the ISS, where they will complete experiments and test new technologies.
"We have confirmation of the spacecraft separation; Soyuz capsule and crew safely in orbit", NASA TV said online in its blow-by-blow commentary of the take-off.
If for some reason Russian Federation couldn't have resumed crewed flights on a timely basis, the space station's managers would have faced a hard choice over whether to leave the space station unoccupied for a time.
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques blasted off from Kazakhstan this morning aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station.
October's aborted trip saw two astronauts forced to make an emergency landing just minutes after take off. Blastoff kicked off a 6-hour-, four-orbit-long journey to the space station for the trio of astronauts on board.
"We are psychologically and technically prepared for blast-off and any situation which, God forbid, may occur on board".
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RFE also quoted McClain, 39, saying: "We feel very ready for it".
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Golden State trailed by as many as 18 after a red-hot Raptors start, then reeled Toronto in and made things very interesting. They will not be matched up on every possession just because of all the switching that occurs on a nightly basis.
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But fourth bottom Huddersfield were reduced to 10 men when Steve Mounie was sent off for a 32nd minute foul on Yves Bissouma. Strikes in each half from James McArthur and Andros Townsend were Palace's first goals from open play at home all season.
The competition itself - as stated above - will see the 32 teams involved split into eight separate groups of four. At least 34 countries will have teams in a group stage, compared to 26 at the moment.
Sunday will be Sherman's first matchup against his former team with the second coming two weeks later at San Francisco. Richard Sherman could have said something nice Thursday afternoon about his former team, the Seattle Seahawks .
He also said Qatar wants to raise its oil production from 4.8 million barrels of oil equivalent a day to 6.5 million barrels. The Arab country will quit Opec by January 2019, the minister, Saad al-Kaabi said.
The Red Bulls can at least look forward to returning home to play in front of the fans at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Under a change in playoff format MLS is considering, all playoff matchups would be one-game knockouts starting in 2019.
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