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.
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz MS-12 transports Aleksey Ovchinin, Christina Koch and Nick Hague on Expedition 59 to the International Space Station.Soyuz Details
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The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.INFO WIKI