Space History: Old Newspaper Clip: First Soyuz launch after Space Shuttle Columbia disaster


Hello guys, I will be showcasing here my old newspaper clipping of Soyuz TMA-2, the First Soyuz launch after Space Shuttle Columbia disaster

Date: before 26 April 2003
Newspaper: Unknown from India
Language: Marathi
Translation: Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft on a special type of vehicle towards launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome of Kazakhstan.


Date: 26 April 2003
Newspaper: Unknown from India
Language: Marathi
Translation: (Title) Successful flight of 'Soyuz'...

(Detail) Soyuz booster rocket flew into sky on Saturday 26th April from Baikonur Cosmodrome of Kazakhstan carrying American and Russian astronauts towards ISS. Inside inset both astronauts riding this vehicle, Yuri Malenchenko and Edward Lu. After these two astronauts reach the ISS, other three astronauts will return back to earth, who are now doing important research work at station. This is the first human space journey after Columbia spacecraft accident.