USA astronaut Jack Fischer, above, and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, wave near the rocket prior the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Once they arrive at the station, they'll join the three astronauts already living in the orbiting lab and will become part of Expedition 51.
She will be occupying the third seat on the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft when Mr Yurchikhin and Mr Fischer return to Earth in September.
A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 10:13 a.m. Moscow time on April 20 to deliver the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft to the International Space Station. About two hours later, hatches between the Soyuz capsule and station opened. Fischer told his wife she had veteran cosmonaut Yurchikhin to thank for that.
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At 57, Ms Whitson also is the oldest woman in space.
Fischer also had some comforting words for his mother. "So no need to miss me".
A Soyuz manned spacecraft scheduled to take off tomorrow to the International Space Station is the first in the batch to get a name, Argo, Roscosmos has announced.
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Soyuz crewmate Yurchikhin has made four previous space flights.
She is expected to receive a congratulatory phone call on Monday from US President Donald Trump, NASA said on Wednesday.
Station Commander Peggy Whitson along with Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet trained for the rendezvous and grapple of the Cygnus cargo ship Saturday morning. Commander Whitson, 57, in the midst of her third long-duration mission, is due on Monday to beat the 534-day record for cumulative time spent in space by a USA astronaut.
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The flight had been overbooked, as the airline was trying to make room for four crew members from a sister airline. It's symptomatic of a corporate culture within that company from the board and chief executive downwards".