Foale Parents Space Mission

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Foale Parents Space Mission Stock Photo
Foale Parents Space Mission
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Colin Foale and his wife Mary, the parents of British born astronaut Michael Foale, relax at their home in Cambridge, after their son blasted off on a Russian rocket to the International Space Station. The crew, which includes one Russian and Spaniard, launched at 6.38am BST this morning in a Russian Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan, with Foale due to spend the next six months on board the research complex carrying out maintenance and scientific studies.