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April 22, 2015
Categories: ISS, NASA, Roscosmos, Russia, Soyuz, Space

Today, on April 22, the first Russian woman working onboard the ISS and the fourth woman-cosmonaut in the history of Soviet and Russian Cosmonautics Elena Serova celebrates her Birthday.

She started her first space flight on September 26, 2014 going to space as flight engineer onboard Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft together with Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyayev and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore.

According to the flight program Russian cosmonauts worked with Progress M-M cargo vehicles, met Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft, conducted about 50 scientific researches and experiments, performed onboard photo and video shooting and prepared Soyuz TMA-14M for the landing.

On March 12, 2015 Soyuz TMA-14M manned spacecraft descent module successfully landed in designated area 147 km to the South-East of Zhezkazgan town (Kazakhstan).

The flight lasted for 167 days.

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