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Two Veterans, Rookie Join International Space Station

Two space veterans and a rookie French astronaut are on their way to the International Space Station for a five-month mission. American astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and France's Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency blasted off aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft Friday morning from Kazakhstan. This will be a record-breaking mission for Whitson. At 56, she is the oldest woman to fly in space, and by the time the mission is over, she will set a new...

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