Cape Canaveral Florida – spacecraft’s 100 was launched yesterday. Along with three crew, the plane with the name of the Soyuz TMA-19 slide toward the International Space Station (ISS).
Three crew members who were in them are from the United States astronaut Douglas Wheelock and Shannon Walker and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin.
Rocket with a project value of U.S. $ 100 billion was set off from Baikonur Cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan. For the second time, Fyodor Yurchikhin a former space station commander believed to ride the rocket.
As for Douglas Wheelock, was once the shuttle astronauts and astronaut Shannon Walker is the first home in Houston. “I am delighted and a little worried,” Walker said before flying into space.
Walker’s husband who was also named an astronaut Andy Thomas let his wife participate in these space missions. “I’m happy, excited, nervous and a little jealous,” said Thomas.
Among the personal items that brought Walker into space is a clock that was never worn Amelia Earhart, first woman pilot of the United States.
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