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Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, about twice as long as a standard mission on the station. Russia's Gennady Padalka is beginning a six-month stay. The three astronauts entered the station about eight hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in by...

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