An Orthodox priest blessed the Soyuz rocket and members of the media Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in Kazakhstan. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

The Expedition 50-51 crew is blessed by the Russian Orthodox Church before the launch to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket that will launch three new Expedition 50 crew members to space Thursday was blessed at its launch pad today. Back in space, the Canadarm2 grappled the Cygnus cargo craft ahead of its release… Continue reading SOYUZ BLESSED BEFORE DEPARTURE

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