Russian launches new crew, including first Russian woman, to ISS


Please consider donating to Behind the Black, by giving either a one-time contribution or a regular subscription, as outlined in the tip jar to the right. Your support will allow me to continue covering science and culture as I have for the past twenty years, independent and free from any outside influence.

A Soyuz rocket launched a new crew today, including the first Russian ISS astronaut.

They are also using the fast route to ISS, meaning they should dock within six hours.

To get an idea of why there have been no Russian females launched to ISS before this, see this article.

One comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *