Soyuz blasts through the atmosphere

121515-soyuz atmosphereThe ‪Soyuz‬ spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 6:03 a.m. EST Tuesday (5:03 p.m. in Baikonur). Tim Kopra of NASA, Tim Peake of ESA, and Yuri Malenchenko of Roscosmos are now safely in orbit. Malenchenko, Kopra, and Peake will spend the next six-months living and working aboard the International Space Station. This image was captured by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly as Soyuz blasted through the atmosphere on its way to the space station.

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5 thoughts on “Soyuz blasts through the atmosphere

      1. LOL same here! All work and no play, however, can be a bad thing. By the time I’m done writing all day, my brain is fried. I need to get away from my computer more often.

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