2 Amer­i­cans, Rus­sian dock with In­ter­na­tional Space Sta­tion

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A SOYUZ space cap­sule with two Amer­i­cans and a Rus­sian aboard has docked with the In­ter­na­tional Space Sta­tion.

The cap­sule blasted off from the Rus­sian manned space launch fa­cil­ity in Kaza­khstan and docked with the or­bit­ing lab­o­ra­tory about five and a half hours later at 0255 GMT Wed­nes­day.

Joe Acaba of NASA is mak­ing his third trip into space and Rus­sian Alexan­der Misurkin his sec­ond. It’s the first voy­age for Amer­i­can Mark Vande Hei. All are to stay on the space sta­tion about 5 1/2 months. – AP

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