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Soyuz Xing

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I bet you cannot encounter more spectacular traffic block during your dull early morning commute than this.

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Russian Space Agency’s Soyuz-FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft was delivered from the operations and checkout building to launch pad 1 at Baikonur Cosmodrom this morning. Launch of the 45/46 Expedition crew–Sergei Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos)–to the International Space Station is scheduled at 07:37 on September 2.

[Federal Space Agency]

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tomatosimpleton
TomatoSimpleton

“I bet you cannot encounter more spectacular traffic block during your dull early morning commute than this.”

Except last year when I had to wait for a Falcon 9 first stage to negotiate an offramp from I-95 in Cocoa.