Russian Soyuz TM-32 Spaceship Has Docked With International Space Station

Today at 11:57, Moscow time, the Russian spaceship Soyuz TM-32 has docked with the International Space Station, the RIA Novosti correspondent was told at the Russian Mission Control Center. The center's press service chief, Valeri Lyndin, said that at approximately 11:00 the last, third, far-approach manoeuvre between the spaceship and the international station was completed. The engines worked smoothly. The docking was done in the unmanned mode. The ship was brought to the docking port, located in the Russian module Zarya, which is also the basic port of the International Space Station. Remember that the Soyuz TM-32 spaceship blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome on April 28. On the first Russian visiting crew to the International Space Station are Russian cosmonauts, ship commander Talgat Musabaev and flight engineer Yuri Baturin, as well as the first space tourist Dennis Tito of the United States.

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