ISS Crew stuck again?

Well, the launch to send the next crew to the International Space Station was to have happened on March 29, but the Soyuz capsule was damaged in a "botched pressure test" and it looks like the current crew will be up there until May 15 or so.  First a rocket, then the Mars probe, now the Soyuz.  They are not doing well lately.

On the bright side, the Dragon is to have its maiden voyage on April 30th.  This is the first time a commercial spacecraft will dock with the ISS, and the best things are it's new, it's been heavily QC'd, it's it's made in America.  I'm looking forward to this flight and what it will mean for America and space.

Credit SpaceX Jan 2012.

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