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Soyuz spacecraft: from Earth to ISS and back

Soyuz spacecraft is now the only one used to carry cosmonauts and astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS)

Soyuz series of spacecraft were designed for the Soviet space programme in the 1960s. It is launched on a Soyuz rocket, the most frequently used launch vehicle in the world to date. Soyuz carries people and supplies to and from the space station. Preparations for the launch of Soyuz spacecraft planned to transport ISS Expedition 44 crew - in photo gallery by TASS