Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Members of Expedition 54 are on their way to the International Space Station after the Russian Soyuz rocket and spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning.The craft is carrying commander Anton Shkaplerov, NASA flight engineer Scott Tingle and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai.The Soyuz-FG rocket blasted off at 2:21 a.m. ET, 1:21 p.m. local time. Nearly nine minutes after liftoff, the rocket's upper stage powered off its boosters and released the Soyuz-MS spacecraft into space.The craft will deliver the space station's newest inhabitants on Tuesday. It will be received by the Earth-facing docking port on the station's Russian Rassvet module.Upon arrival, Shkaplerov, Tingle and Kanai will join Expedition 54 Commander Alexan...
Danny KellySunday, November 12, 2017Danny Kelly is joined by Gabriele Marcotti to take a look at all the big football news from the continent.They discuss Northern Ireland’s agonising World Cup play-off aggregate defeat to Switzerland, the European nations to look out for at next summer’s tournament and Gab gives us his views on a selection of Europe’s biggest club sides.This week’s European cult hero is the former Bulgarian international defender Trifon Ivanov and Tim Vickery joins the show to tell us all the news from South America.Plus, there’s also time to preview the remaining international play-offs.Listen above, or click here to download the podcast from iTunes.Let's block ads! (Why?)
talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Sunday's newspapers...Manchester United's hunt for £60million Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti has been stopped in its tracks – with the French side demanding Anthony Martial as the deal breaker. (Mirror)Barcelona will test Liverpool’s resolve to keep hold of Philippe Coutinho with an £80million bid. (Mirror)Ligue 1 side PSG are moving closer to smashing the world transfer record by agreeing to pay Barcelona £196million for Neymar. (Express)But the Catalan club’s board believe signing Neymar’s Brazil team-mate Coutinho could help prevent him from leaving for the French capital. (Daily Mail)Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has denied that Alexis Sanchez is on the verge of a £70m move to PSG. (Evening St
Here's the best of the gossip on Sunday...Chelsea have had an £88m bid for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain turned down.(Tuttosport) Talks about a new contract for Antonio Conte have reportedly stalled, leading to concerns about the Chelsea manager’s future. (Sun on Sunday)Real Madrid are considering selling 27-year-old forward Gareth Bale in order to raise funds to buy Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe. (Sunday Express)However, Mbappe, who has been linked with Arsenal, will stay at Monaco for one more year, according to Arsene Wenger. (Sun on Sunday)Liverpool are expected to make a new bid for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita next week. The Reds have already had a £57m offer for the Guinea international rejected. (Sunday Mirror)Alexis Sanchez said his dream since childhood is to play in the Ch