Rendezvous in space

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Photographers in action as Russia's Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft carrying Nasa astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst blasts off to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome yesterday. Mr Prokopyev is set to oversee an automated two-day rendezvous with the space station, docking at the Rassvet module tomorrow morning.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'Rendezvous in space'. Print Edition | Subscribe