Soyuz Docks with Space Station

Article written: 29 Apr , 2002
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South African space tourist Mark Shuttleworth and his two crewmates arrived at the International Space Station when their Soyuz capsule docked on Saturday. The three visitors entered and were greeted with big hugs by the station’s residents. A few hours later Shuttleworth was congratulated by South African President Thabo Mbeki for his achievement of becoming the first African in space.


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