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Fraser
2004-Oct-14, 04:38 PM
SUMMARY: The tenth crew to man the International Space Station blasted off on a Soyuz rocket today from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin 6 months in space. On board are the crew of Expedition 10: Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov; Russian Space Forces Test Cosmonaut Yuri Shargin also tagged along, but he'll be returning with the crew of Expedition 9 in a few days. The Soyuz will arrive at the station on Saturday, for a few days there will be five people on board to make the transition.

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