NASA: Soyuz Heads for the Space Station


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The Soyuz TMA-20 rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 (Dec. 16 in Kazakhstan), carrying Expedition 26 Soyuz Commander Dmitry Kondratyev of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Cady Coleman of the U.S. and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli to the International Space Station. They're set to dock at the orbital outpost on Friday, Dec. 17. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)