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ASTRONAUT, COSMONAUT AND STUFFED DOG ARRIVE AT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

ASTRONAUT, COSMONAUT AND STUFFED DOG ARRIVE AT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION In case you ever find yourself hurtling into space, know this: When the little stuffed dog starts to float, that's when you've reached Earth's orbit. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin lifted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, bound for the International Space Station. About nine minutes into their voyage, the stuffed dog leaped into the air, then began to drift at the end of the string around its neck. (The dog is the latest in an adorable tradition of stuffed animals in space.) There was a rare extra seat in the Soyuz capsule; Reuters reports that Russia is scaling back its space station staffing as it prepares to prepares to send a laboratory to the ISS next year.   More



(Source: NPR - Apr 21)

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