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Oleg Kononenko: David Saint-Jacques and Soyuz Ms

oleg kononenko: Their Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft launched from the Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday at 5 31 p.m. 1131 GMT; 6 31 a.m, according to Vancouver Courier. EST then entered a designated orbit just under nine minutes later. The hatch of the capsule carrying NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of Russian space agency Roscosmos was opened while the station was flying over the southern coast of Yemen.article continues below Trending Stories Starbucks to unveil swanky new Reserve Bar in Downtown Vancouver'Bella Dolls' sex doll brothel has opened in Vancouver New bus service linking Vancouver to Kelowna, Kamloops rolls out soon My surreal weekend with Steve Fonyo The three were greeted upon arrival Monday by the station's current crew members, who had waited outside the hatch after the astronauts' capsule docked and underwent safety checks. The spacecraft made four orbits over six hours as it chased down the space station for the docking. The families of the crew, other astronauts and space officials from several nations breathed a sigh of relief after observing the flawless launch.NASA and Roscosmos said all onboard systems operated normally and the astronauts felt fine during the six-hour trip the space station. The astronauts were the first sent to be sent to the space station since a crewed Soyuz launch was aborted in October after a booster rocket failed to separate properly, crippling the rocket. ( As reported in the news.