Sunday, November 13, 2011

Expedition 29 Launch Tonight to ISS

Expedition 29 is scheduled to launch tonight to the International Space Station. Launch time is 11:14 PM here in Florida. It will be 11:14 AM tomorrow in Baikonur.

Florida Today reminds us that this is the first Russian manned launch since a string of failures in recent months, including the current anomaly with the Fobos-Grunt probe.

U.S. astronaut Dan Burbank will launch with Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplarov and Anatoli Ivanishin.

UPDATE November 14, 2011As reported by, the Expedition 29 crew members successfully launched this morning in a snowstorm at Baikonur.

Click the arrow to watch the Soyuz launch.

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