Russia Begins Mission to Rescue Stranded Astronauts in Space
Three astronauts stranded on Russia’s space station due to pressure. Russia launched its new vehicle for rescue mission.
Scientists and astronauts have been conducting various experiments and researches in space for years thanks to the International Space Station.
In the past months, astronauts were in danger due to a leak in the Soyuz MS-22 capsule at the station.
Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has said it is considering sending an empty spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) to bring the three crew members back to Earth ahead of schedule after the start of the coolant leak in the Soyuz capsules.
Rescue Mission Started
The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) announced that the Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft has been successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan so that the 3 astronauts stranded on the International Space Station (ISS) can return.
It is stated that the spacecraft will dock with the International Space Station in 2 days.
It was stated that 430 kilograms of materials, including hygiene kits, cleaning materials, medical supplies, food, water and tools for research, will be delivered to the station with the Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft.