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The spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

On Sunday morning, December 17, the carrier rocket Soyuz-FG with the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-07 and by the crew of another long expedition to the ISS was launched from site No. 1 (Gagarin’s start) Baikonur cosmodrome. It is reported by the Roscosmos.

The vehicle docking with the station will be held around noon on December 19 and must pass in automatic mode. Choice of two-day schema is associated with the best ballistic conditions.

The crew – Russian Anton shkaplerov, American Scott tingle and Japanese Norishige Kanae.

According to Russian media, the next ISS crew will be able several times to meet the new 2018 in orbit. Gifts for members of the crew will deliver the Russian and American space “trucks”.

As reported Корреспондент.net28 November from the Vostochny cosmodrome launched the rocket Soyuz-2 .1 b, which was about 20 satellites. In the upper stage Fregat arose an extraordinary situation and all satellites were lost.