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ISS Expedition 56 Launch In Kazakhstan

June 6, 2018 - Baikonur, Kazakhstan - Signing wall. On the day of launching into space on a Soyuz, astronauts go through a number of traditions. ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be traveling to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS-09 alongside NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 6 June 2018 |, © ZUMA Wire

06.06.2018 - Article

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has left for his second mission in space and is the first German commander ever of the International Space Station! Deutsche Welle has you covered with the astronauts' preparations and cool footage of the launch!

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