Russia rocket reaches ISS in record time

Three Soyuz astronauts reach International Space Station in six hours compared to standard 50-hour trip.

    Three astronauts on board a Russian spacecraft have set a new record.

    The Russian team travelled from Earth to the International Space Station in less than six hours instead of the standard 50-hour flight to reach the station.

    The crew will spend five months in space before returning to Earth.

    Al Jazeera’s Anu Nathan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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