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Set a timetable for flights to the ISS in 2010. / January 18, 2010 /

In total, in 2010, the station will launch four Soyuz spacecraft, including the new modification with digital control. Reported earlier that the first pilot digital «Union» will be a cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri. With the «alliance» with the orbit and the orbit will be delivered to the 23 astronauts and cosmonauts.

The first launch to the ISS scheduled for April 2. In the Soyuz TMA-18 "will go into orbit, Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko and American astronaut Tracy Caldwell. For weeks before this event, the station returned to Earth Maxim Suraev (author became a very popular blog space) and Jeffrey Williams.

Next return capsule to the ISS is scheduled for May 31. Return to Earth Space Agency astronaut Oleg Kotov, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut (JAXA) copulation Noguchi and NASA astronaut Timothy Creamer. Soyuz TMA-19 ", on board which will be Americans Shannon Walker and Douglas Wheelock and Rossiyanin Fyodor Yurchikhin, launched to the station on June 14.

Return Skvortsova, Kornienko and Caldwell is scheduled for September 2010. At the end of the month — 30 numbers — will be launched from Baikonur digital Soyuz that will carry into orbit Alexander Kaleri, Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.

Yurchikhin, Walker and Wheelock returned to the ISS on November 26. Their place on the space station astronaut will take Russia’s Dmitry Kondratyev, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli and the American astronaut Catherine Coleman.

In addition to «Unions» in 2010 to the International Space Station five times Dock U.S. space shuttles, said Interfax. One of the space shuttle — Atlantis — launch the new Russia’s ISS module MIM-1. Start the shuttle is scheduled for May 14. In addition, the orbit start seven unmanned «trucks» — six Russian «Progress» and the European ATV.

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