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Friday's launch is seen as a rehearsal for a space battle equipped on Dec. 3.
A Sojuz Russian-made rocket was postponed in its first launch at the ISS after an October accident when a spacecraft had to leave Kazakhstan. The two on board have succeeded.
Friday's launch is seen as a rehearsal for the next crew release scheduled for December 3.
Then, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and Nasas Anne McClain will be sent to the ISS.