Russia launches Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft to the ISS
A trio of astronauts from Russia, in Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft blasts off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA, Sergey Prokopyev of Russian space agency Roscosmos and German Alexander Gerst from the European Space Agency (ESA), are among the Russian spacecraft launched from Baikonur Space Base in Kazakhstan, one of the oldest space bases in the world. The crew will conduct scientific research that will last 6 months aboard the orbital output
It will take about two days for the spacecraft to reach the International Space Station (ISS). ISS astronauts are scheduled to return to the earth on Sunday, June 10th.