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Soyuz capsule docks with Int'l Space Station

06-18-2010 15:53 BJT

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The International Space Station has received three new residents with the arrival of a Russian Soyuz capsule. This doubles the size of its female crew to an all-time high.

The Soyuz capsule docked on Thursday, bringing two Americans and one Russian. For the first time, there are two women living full time at the space station. Four men also are on board.

During their 161 days in the space, they will conduct space walks and scientific experiments. Russian space officials say the docking went exactly as planned and demonstrated the reliability of the Soyuz.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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