The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft. Photo: Nasa / Roskosmos / AFP
The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft. Photo: Nasa / Roskosmos / AFP
Space

Russian rocket launch of 38 satellites delayed following technical problems

  • One of the satellites awaiting lift-off is a Japanese device named Elsa-d that is supposed to collect trash, such as decommissioned satellites
  • Many of the satellites, including ones from Saudi Arabia and South Korea, are sending back data about Earth

The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft. Photo: Nasa / Roskosmos / AFP
The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft. Photo: Nasa / Roskosmos / AFP
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