"Soyuz" spaceship with first female astronaut from Italy launched from Baikonur
Baikonur. November 24. KazTAG - The manned spaceship "Soyuz TMA-15M" has been launched to the international space station from Baikonur at 3.01 of Astana time.
The crew members are: Russian astronaut Anatoliy Shkaplerov, American Terry Virts and Italian Samantha Cristoforetti, first female astronaut from Italy.
The joining was planned at 5.53 on November 24 of Moscow time, or 8.53 of Astana time.