Rocket with US-Russian crew blasts off

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-01M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off from the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, early Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Russian rocket carries US astronaut Scott Kelly and two Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

October 7, 2010 6:57:13 PM PDT
A Russian rocket with a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts onboard blasted off successfully early Friday for the International Space Station, with flame-haired Russian spy Anna Chapman making an unexpected appearance at the cosmodrome to wave them goodbye.

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