Astronaut Furukawa Starts ISS Expedition Mission
Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, who arrived at the International
Space Station (ISS) on the Soyuz spacecraft (27S/TMA-02M), began
his long-term stay as a crewmember for the 28th and 29th expedition
crews as the hatch to the ISS and the 27S opened. He will stay
there for about five and half months until he returns home by the
Soyuz (27S/TMA-02M) sometime in November this year.
Soyuz/ISS docking date and time:
At 06:18 a.m. on June 10, 2011 (Japan
At 01:18 a.m. on June 10, 2011 (Moscow Standard Time)
Hatch open between the Soyuz and the ISS:
At 09:34 a.m. on June 10, 2011 (Japan
At 04:34 a.m. on June 10, 2011 (Moscow Standard Time)
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