A new Crew is Headed to International Space Station

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The Soyuz MS-11 has reportedly been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome located in Russia to reach the International Space Station around 6:31 am on Monday on 3rd of December. Soyuz MS-11 has safely reached to the orbit.

During the launch time, the International Space Station was allegedly flying around 250 miles over the Astana, the southwest part of central Kazakhstan. David Saint-Jacques, Anne McClain are a couple of NASA astronaut of the Space Agency of Canada

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McClain and Saint-Jacques will be accompanied by Oleg Kononenko of the space agency in Russia have started its trip which is six hours long to the orbital laboratory. Three of them will live and work for the forthcoming six-and-a-half-months.

The arrival of the three astronauts mentioned above will restore the crew complement of the station and turn it up to six crew team. Saint-Jacques, McClain and Kononenko are going to join NASA’s Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Alexander Gerst the Commander of Expedition 57 of European Space Agency and Roscosmos, Sergey Prokopyev from Russian Space Agency.

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They are scheduled to stay aboard until 20th of December. A few days after the arrival, the SpaceXDragon will be taken into possession by the crew members. SpaceXDragon cargo is a resupply spacecraft which is all set to launch on Tuesday from the Air Force Station of Cape Canaveral that will deliver over 5,800 pounds of supplies and research.

Around 9:30 a.m., the NASA TV will reportedly broadcast the Kennedy Space Center of NASA from Florida for highlighting the science very briefly and then research on the board of the SpaceX Dragon.

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After the science briefing, NASA TV is all set to broadcast the arrival of its first sample of an asteroid return mission as the OSIRIS- REx spacecraft is all set for a rendezvous point with the asteroid Bennu.

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