Russian Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS to bring back stranded crew.
Feb 26 (Reuters) – A Russian spacecraft on a mission to bring back to Earth a crew stranded on the International Space Station (ISS) has docked at the station, Russian space agency Roscosmos said early on Sunday.
The Soyuz MS-23, which lifted off from Baikonour space centre in Kazakhstan on Friday, is to bring back Russian cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitry Petelin, and U.S.
astronaut Francisco Rubio in September.
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The three had been due to end their mission in March.
They were left stuck in space after the cooling system of their Soyuz MS-22 capsule started leaking two months ago.
The Soyuz MS-22 ship is now to be brought back unmanned next month.
[1/2] The Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft blasts off from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan February 24, 2023, in this still image taken from video.
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