Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-09M space ship
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LIVE: Soyuz launch from Kazakhstan

US astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano are scheduled to launch their Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on a mission to the International Space Station.

They will join Expedition 36 crew members Chris Cassidy of NASA and cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin, who have been onboard the station since March.

  • 28 May 2013
  • From the section World