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Russia Delays Next Crew Launch to Space Station

Russia has behind the subsequent scheduled organisation launch to a International Space Station for technical reasons, according to a really brief news from Roscosmos, a Russian space agency.

The report, posted Saturday (Sept. 17), settled that a Soyuz MS-02 launch has been deferred after tests during a Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, a rocket’s launch site. The launch was creatively scheduled to move NASA wanderer Shane Kimbrough and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko adult to a hire on Sept. 23.

The Soyuz qualification is now a usually crewed booster means to broach people to a International Space Station. This would be a second launch of a Soyuz chronicle (Soyuz MS) that has a series of upgrades; a initial such launch brought 3 people to a station in July.

Sputnik reported that a space attention source told a Russian news site RIA Novosti that a check was due to a brief circuit found during a contrast and that a launch would expected not start before October. (The Russian essay is here.)

The 3 stream occupants of a space hire — NASA wanderer Kate Rubins, Japanese wanderer Takuya Onishi and Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, who is autocratic a hire — were creatively scheduled to come behind to Earth Oct. 30.

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