Ø Russia’s Soyuz MS-18 Yu. A. Gagarin Rocket (named after Yuri Gagarin the 1st human being to travel to space) successfully launched a 3-member crew to the International Space Station.
Ø The rocket was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Ø The arrival of 3 more astronauts to ISS, temporarily increases the Stations’s population to 10.
Ø The first Indian to enter space was Rakesh Sharma, when he flew aboard the Soviet rocket Soyuz T-11 in 1984.
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