Often do we hear about Soyuz, but rarely do we see it: This craft is space flight's present. ISS-bound (and now ISS-docked), Expedition 32 held Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide. It launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday.
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Robinson Meyer is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the newsletter The Weekly Planet, and a co-founder of the COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic.