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The spaceship Soyuz TMA-4, with an international crew of three on board, lifted off Monday at 7:18 A.M. local time from the Baikonur space center
The spaceship Soyuz TMA-4, with an international crew of three on board, lifted off Monday at 7:18 A.M. local time from the Baikonur space center. Separation of the capsule from the main rockets occurred as planned, the crew was feeling fine and communications were normal. Soyuz TMA-4 is scheduled to rendezvous with the International Space Station April 21 to deliver its crew, commanded by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka. In addition, members of the expedition include astronaut Michael Fincke and a representative of the European Space Agency, Dutch research doctor Andre Kuipers. Padalka and Fincke are scheduled to spend 6 months in orbit. They will be replacing the crew of the eighth expedition to the International Space Station, Michael Foale and Alexander Kaleri. It is expected that Foale, Kaleri and Kuipers, will return to Earth April 30.
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