BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, May 29 (Itar-Tass) - The spaceship Soyuz, which was launched from here on Wednesday at 00:32, Moscow time, has reached an intended orbit.
"At 00:41, Moscow time, on Wednesday, the spaceship Soyuz TMA-09M separated from the carrier rocket and reached the intended orbit," an official at the space launch center told Itar-Tass.
The spaceship is carrying the crew of the ISS-36/37 mission, consisting of Roscosmos cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano. They are to work in orbit for more than four months.
"All the three crewmembers are feeling well," the Baikonur official pointed out.