"It's all about suction, it's really hard", Mr Fischer told NASA in an interview before the launch from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome. Russian Federation is scaling back space station staffing until its long-delayed science laboratory is flown to the orbiting outpost next year.
Soyuz crewmate Yurchikhin has made four previous spaceflights. The others are Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and France's Thomas Pesquet. On that day, Whitson, the first woman to command the International Space Station, will have spent 535 days in space, more time than any other American astronaut. Jeffrey Williams now holds the record.
The 43-year-old might want to seek some advice from fellow NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who is going to receive an out-of-this-world call from President Donald Trump on Monday after beating a special record.
IPad Pro 2 12.9-inch New Model Might Be Launched In May
An upgraded stylus will be included dubbed the Apple Pencil and there are suggestions that it will have iPhone support. Recently, reports are coming from DigiTimes that the new iPad mini 5 can not be released until early 2017.
May calls snap UK election for June 8
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street, in central London April 18, 2017. The result easily surpasses the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early vote.
Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan
Johnson was set for execution Thursday night along with inmate Ledell Lee, who is also seeking a stay in a separate case. Supreme Court to block upcoming executions in the state, citing concerns with one of the lethal injection drugs.
UK MPs back plans for 8 June poll
Granted, the Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, does not look particularly prime ministerial. He said May simply sensed the chance to secure a majority of 100 MPs or more .