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Fraser
2008-Apr-08, 02:10 PM
South Korea’s first astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan today and are on their way to the International Space Station. So-Yeon Yi, a 29-year-old female engineer joined incoming Expedition 17 commander Sergei Volkov and flight engineer Oleg Kononenko in the three-seat Soyuz TMA-12 spacecraft, which lifted [...]

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