Dutch astronaut enters space station

23rd December 2011, Comments 0 comments

Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has entered the International Space Station, where he will spend the coming five months.

The Russian Sojuz rocket that took him there blasted off from a base in Kazakhstan on Wednesday carrying Mr Kuipers along with two other astronauts, Oleg Kononenko from Russia and Don Pettit from the United States. cl

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