Expedition 61 Soyuz Rollout

Expedition 61 Soyuz Rollout

The gantry arms close around the Soyuz rocket after it was raised into vertical position on the launch pad, Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Expedition 61 crewmembers Jessica Meir of NASA, Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos, and spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates have been launched on Wednesday, September 25 on the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station. Meir and Skripochka, the newest crewmembers, will continue work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard humanity’s only permanently occupied microgravity laboratory.

Image: NASA

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