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Russian-US crew arrive at International Space Station

A Russian-American crew has arrived at the International Space Station, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts. This time, the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying Nasa astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch along with Roscosmos' Alexey Ovchinin lifted off precisely as planned from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12.14am on Friday (1914 GMT Thursday). Six hours later, their capsule docked at the orbiting outpost

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