Three crewmen from Russia, the United States and Great Britain blasted off toward the International Space Station on Tuesday, rocketing into space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in pursuit of the orbiting research lab.
This video from Roscosmos — the Russian space agency — shows the Soyuz rocket carrying the three-man crew launching at 1103 GMT (6:03 a.m. EST; 5:03 p.m. Baikonur time).
Six-time space flier Yuri Malenchenko was in the commander’s seat, flanked by co-pilot Tim Kopra from NASA and Tim Peake, the a European Space Agency flight engineer from the United Kingdom.
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