Chandrayaan-2 was launched from the Sriharikota space station on 22 July, a week after the scheduled blast-off
was halted due to a technical snag.
The 'Falcon Eye 1' satellite blast-off
postponed twice due to bad weather conditions over the space centre.
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Report by Jordan Reynolds firstname.lastname@example.org An activities scheme will launch for the fifth year in July.
It was the first manned launch for the Soviet-era Soyuz since October 11, when a rocket carrying Russia's Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague failed just minutes after blast-off
, forcing the pair to make an emergency landing.
Onboard cameras showed crew members making thumbs-up gestures after the blast-off
. Also visible was a stuffed dog toy chosen by Shkaplerov's daughter to be the spacecraft's zero-gravity indicator.
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The cargo spaceship's separation from the third stage of the carrier rocket is to take place 9 minutes after the blast-off
," Roscosmos said.
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The launch was carried live on state television, and until moments before blast-off
, a camera showed the three astronauts in the cabin occasionally waving.
The space agency announced that the TMA-04M had seperated from the Soyuz rocket and smoothly reached the intended orbit ten minutes after blast-off
. After orbital insertion, the spaceship is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) at 8:39 (0439 GMT) Moscow time on Thursday in an automatic mode, the Roscosmos said.
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He currently lives in the state of Connecticut and before blast-off
yesterday had already logged 308 hours in space.