Wednesday, December 19, 2012
LIFTOFF of Soyuz TMA-07M to ISS
Expedition 34/35 Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn of NASA and Flight Engineer Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft on Dec. 19, 2012 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station. The trio will dock to the station Dec. 21, 2012 to start a five month mission, joining station Commander Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin, who have been on the outpost since late October 2012. More from Bill Harwood at CNET.