Watch live as NASA launches new crew to International Space Station
Watch live as NASA launches new crew to International Space Station
An artist’s conception shows a Boeing Starliner space taxi approaching the International Space Station. More
08 June, 2018, 03:37
NASAsaid in a statement: "The crew members of Expedition 56-57 will continue work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science aboard the International Space Station, humanity's only permanently occupied microgravity laboratory".
"During the launch on June 6, new methods were tested for the first time to exercise visual control of the space rocket's flight".
The manned spacecraft is carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev (the Soyuz MS-09's commander), NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and representative of the European Space Agency (ESA) Alexander Gerst.
The livestream above, courtesy of NASA TV's public streaming service, began coverage at 11.15pm BST straight from the Kazakhstani Cosmodrome.
The space agency plans to live-stream the docking process and also show the astronauts moving from the spacecraft to the ISS to join the current crew: Americans Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Latvian Oleg Artemyev.
The trio is set to dock with the International Space Station's Rassvet module Friday.
The three astronauts returned safely to Earth on June 3 in a parachute-assisted landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
Bridenstine, who became NASA administrator in April, said in a Washington Post interview that he has "talked to many large corporations that are interested in getting involved in [managing the ISS] through a consortium".
The capsule has already made several trips to and from the space station, taking supplies and other cargo.
Russian astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai of Japan and American Scott Tingle will end their 168 day mission, handing over command to the Expedition 56 crew.
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