New Crew Journeys to the Space Station on This Week @NASA – October 21, 2016


On Oct. 19, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and his Expedition 49-50 crewmates, Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko, of the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Two days later, when the trio arrived at the orbiting laboratory, they were welcomed aboard by station Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos, Kate Rubins of NASA and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency – bringing the space station back to its full complement of six crew members. Also, ISS Cargo Mission Launches from Wallops, Juno Mission and Science Update, and Drone Air Traffic Management Test!

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