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Space explorers, Cosmonaut Touch base At ISS Following 2-Day Trip, Space Station


Three new group individuals from the International Space Station have effectively touched base in a low-Earth circle. The NASA space travelers — two Americans and one Russian — will fill in as flight engineers for ISS Expedition 55/56 for five months.

Following a two-day travel, the Soyuz MS-08/54S space case that propelled from Russia's dispatch complex in Baikonur, Kazakhstan on March 21, has effectively docked at the space station at 10:40 p.m., Friday.

Recently arrived space travelers Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of NASA, and cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev of Russia's government space office Roscosmos joined inhabitant ISS team individuals Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Scott Tingle of NASA, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

The landing of the three new group individuals finishes the staff of the space station's Expedition 55.

Feustel, 52, will be in charge of the space station beginning early June. He will supplant Shkaplerov.

The Soyuz docked at the upper Poisk module of the space station after a computerized approach observed by Artemyev.

Trapdoors of the two rocket opened two hours in the wake of docking and Expedition 55 group individuals quickly respected their new crewmates.


Upon the entry of Feustel and his group, all the six-station team individuals directed a formal video gathering with senior space supervisors from NASA and their families positioned at a space mission control focus close Moscow.

"You folks look incredible on the circle. We can barely wait for you to get occupied and begin doing bunches of extraordinary work for us," says Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's chief of spaceflight, when he tended to the group amid the video meeting.

Feustel said they tallied 50 hours from take off until the point that their landing in the space station.

"I can reveal to you it was a long ride. We had a pleasant time, only the three of us, it was unwinding, just appreciated hovering around the Earth and seeing all the excellent sights. We're all anticipating getting the chance to work." as indicated by Feustel, who prior uncovered that he has a mellow dread of statures.

The trio will lay on March 24, and on March 29, Feustel and Arnold will have their spacewalk outside the space station. They will introduce outside remote correspondence receiving wires and supplant a camera that catches pictures of the Earth from the ISS. They will likewise recover links for circling station's coolant framework.

Feustel, Arnold, and Artemyev will come back to Earth in August additionally through the Soyuz.

As per NASA, the Expedition 55/56 team locally available the space station will deal with vital examinations in science, biotechnology, physical science, and Earth science. They will likewise direct the landing and flight of unmanned freight rocket conveying supplies and science hardware to and from Earth.


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