A trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts blasted off on a Russian Soyuz rocket for a four-month mission on the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Russian cosmonaut Yury Malenchenko and Japan’s Akihito Hoshide will be at the ISS in two days. The Soyuz is schedule to dock on Tuesday with the ISS at 08:52 a.m. Moscow time (0452 GMT).
South Korea successfully launched the first rocket into space but failed to push a satellite into its orbit. The domestically built rocket lifted off from Oenaro Island south of Seoul. Scientist have not locate the satellite yet.