Soyuz craft bound for space station

Photographers capturing the moment as Russia's Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft - carrying a crew comprising British astronaut Tim Peake, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and US astronaut Tim Kopra - blasted off from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome yesterday on a flight to the International Space Station.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2015, with the headline 'Soyuz craft bound for space station'. Print Edition | Subscribe