quarta-feira, 16 de dezembro de 2015

International space station awaits first British astronaut

Tim Peake, of 43 years, the former helicopter pilot, is accompanied by an American astronaut and Commander of the Soyuz rocket, Russian cosmonaut Iouri Malentchenko.

The Soyuz rocket took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome just after 11 a.m., time to Lisbon. The trip has a duration of 6 hours.

The team will spend more than five months aboard by joining the other three astronauts, an American and two Russians.

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