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Fraser
2003-Oct-20, 07:40 PM
SUMMARY: A Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Saturday, carrying three astronauts bound for the International Space Station. On board are the crew of Expedition 8: Michael Foale and Alexander Kaleri, as well as European Space Agency astronaut Pedro Duque, who will only stay on the station for 10 days. The Soyuz TMA-3 lifted off at 0538 GMT (1:38 am EDT) and entered orbit 9 minutes later it will reach ISS early Monday morning.


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