- With a month's delay, two Russians and one American left Wednesday at the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule was launched from the Baikonur base in Kazakhstan.
Sergej Roesjkov, Adrej Borissenko and Shane Kimbrough would leave already on September 23, but technical problems with the wiring threw spanner in the works. The trio remains 155 days in space. They have space in the laboratory to carry out about fifty experiments. The Russians have a culinary mission at they're going to try to grow peppers in weightless conditions.
The journey to the ISS takes two days. The laboratory hovers about 400 kilometers from the earth. Currently staying there three people, a Japanese, a Russian and American astronaut Kathleen Rubins.