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BAIKONUR, December 19 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian spaceship Soyuz launched from Baikonur cosmodrome at 4.12 pm Moscow time Wednesday in nine minutes’ time ( at 4. 21pm) separated from the booster rocket and reached the assigned orbit, a source from the southern cosmodrome told Itar-Tass.
The space crew on board the Soyuz TMA-07M spaceship includes Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, Canadian Chris Hadfield and U.S.astronaut Thomas Marshburn. All the three men on board feel fine, the Baikonur source said.