Russian ship MS-13, Union was established in this Saturday, six hours and 20 minutes after taking off from the cosmodrome "Baikonur" (Kazakhstan), the International Space Station (ISS), in the mission, which honored the "Apollo 11" and is committed to continue to pave the way for a new course: Mars
After four rounds around the earth Russian Alexander Skvortsov, American Andrew R. Morgan and Italian onion Parmitano I arrived at the ISS on a trip, which coincided with the 50th anniversary of the & # 39; the appearance of man on the moon.
Union, which took off at the scheduled time, the local 21.28 Kazakhstan (16:28 GMT), was bound on a few minutes earlier than expected, at 18:48 local time in Washington, DC (22:48 GMT), Service Module Zvezda plant, which is confirmed by NASA on his Twitter account, which broadcast the arrival live.
To celebrate the first landing of man on the Earth's satellite, the three astronauts gave a special mark in spacesuits, very similar to the original,
in accordance with an eagle, the Moon and the Earth, "and three stars that are read as Roman figure of 50," he explained Parmitano Friday at a press conference.
Like 50 years ago, in the icon "Union MS-13" did not enter the names of the astronauts because of their results, as in "Apollo 11," "will belong to all mankind."
The new crew will conduct a space and the path to hold an extensive program of experiments.