"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.
Star power backs Guardians Of The Galaxy sequel
In comparison, the first Guardians film ran 2 hours and 1 minute, so this film will have a little bit more room to breathe. The movie is scheduled to release on May 5 in US. "Both happen to be two of my favorite songs from the seventies".
Irish house prices post fastest growth since 2015
The rise in Dublin was lower than the national average at 8.3 per cent - but it remains the most expensive place to buy a home. An easing of Central Bank lending rules and the new Government help-to-buy subsidy has seen mortgage approvals surge.
IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians take on Kings XI Punjab
The bowling front too is in good form with the old warhorses Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh leading from the front. He chipped in with a brilliant half- century in the last match to enable Mumbai toppled Gujarat Lions by six wickets.
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.
Free Fire Alarms for some in State
The National Fire Protection Association recommends smoke alarms be tested once a month and replaced every 10 years. Chaney says in the past eight years, the number of those deaths has been reduced by almost 36 percent.