Soyuz Rocket Successfully Docks at ISS, Met by Jubilant Astronauts
Soyuz Rocket Successfully Docks at ISS, Met by Jubilant Astronauts
Anne McClain Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos and David Saint Jacques NASA Victor Zelentsov
07 December, 2018, 18:21
The 48-year-old doctor and astronaut lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan this morning aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket with NASA astronaut Anne McClain and cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency, Roscosmos. She offered Saint-Jacques a "Bravo, bravo, bravo" and told the space station crew they were an inspiration for humanity.
"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.
The 3 astronauts had assured on Sunday that they were "prepared" and had "confidence" in the success of the takeoff. Kononenko, 54, said during a press conference on the eve of the launch that "risk is part of our profession". The Canadian David Saint-Jacques, who was especially happy, sent kisses to the public that came to greet them before the launch.
Russian Federation said last month the launch failed because of a sensor that was damaged during assembly at the Baikonur cosmodrome but insisted the spacecraft remained reliable. A pair of minutes after takeoff one of the propellers of the 1st stage of the rocket took off and hit the 2nd stage, essentially composed of fuel.
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Astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons echoed the message, saying Saint-Jacques was a special role model for her and other young people who may be considering a future in space.
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One of Canada's newest astronauts, Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, grinned broadly as the rocket carrying Saint-Jacques launched. If all goes as planned, six hours later they will dock with the space station.
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