Docking

Soyuz MS-12 Docking

International Space Station International Space Station Soyuz-FG | Soyuz MS-12 Expedition 59

The Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft will dock to the International Space Station with three crew members onboard who will join the current ISS crew to form Expedition 59.

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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz MS-12

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
March 14, 2019, 7:14 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
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Soyuz MS-12 begins expedition 59 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin, NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Nick Hague to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

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