October 12, 2008 — The Soyuz TMA-13 rocket blasts off from the…

October 12, 2008 — The Soyuz TMA-13 rocket blasts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying Michael Fincke, Yury Lonchakov, and space tourist Richard Garriott to the International Space Station.

(Space Shuttle Almanac)