Launch of three astronauts to ISS postponed
The delay came after the previous manned launch to the ISS set for September was postponed for almost a month due to technical issues. The Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia,
France and the United States is set to blast off for the orbiting space lab from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 20.20 GMT on November 17, the Roscosmos agency said in a statement. It had initially been scheduled for 21.05 GMT on November 15.Read more ↓
“The reason for the postponement has been given as better ballistic conditions for the spacecraft to draw close to the ISS and dock,” a source at Baikonur told the Interfax news agency.