Soyuz blasts off in freezing Temperatures, delivers International Crew Trio safely to Orbit

Three crew members from Russia, France, and the U.S. departed Earth Thursday night to head off on a half-year mission living and working aboard the International Space Station to participate in world-class science and outfitting of the Station for continued operations into the next decade.

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Soyuz Rocket reaches Baikonur Launch Pad for Thursday Night Liftoff with next ISS Crew

Russia’s Soyuz rocket stood under a Supermoon Monday night after rolling out to its historic Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site early in the day to enter the final days of its countdown to launch a crew of three to the International Space Station later this week.

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International Crew Trio to Return to Earth Saturday Night aboard Soyuz Craft

An international crew trio from Russia, Japan and the U.S. is ready to undock from the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft to put an end to a 115-day space flight with a parachute-and-rocket-assisted landing in South-Central Kazakhstan Sunday morning.

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Fiery Re-Entry of Soyuz Booster puts on Spectacular Show over Newfoundland

The spent rocket stage that delivered a crew of three to orbit earlier in the week put on a spectacular show for observers in North America when slamming into Earth’s atmosphere and breaking apart in a bright fireball moving silently across the night sky.

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Video: Soyuz Rocket Launches from Baikonur, carrying next Space Station Crew

A Soyuz FG rocket lifts off from Site 1/5 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 15, 2015 – beginning a journey to bring Yuri Malenchenko, Tim Kopra and Tim Peake to orbit for a seven-month Space Station Mission.

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Soyuz Spacecraft reaches target Orbit for Fast-Track Rendezvous with Space Station

Soyuz TMA-19M and its three crew members, bound for a rendezvous with the International Space Station for a seven-month stay in space, got a smooth ride atop the Soyuz FG rocket – orbital data gathered after the crew’s arrival in orbit confirms.

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On the Fast Lane to the Space Station – Soyuz Trio safely in Orbit after flawless Launch

An international trio of crew members began a six-hour out-of-this-world commute on Tuesday, launching atop a Soyuz rocket to begin an express link-up with the International Space Station.

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Video: Soyuz Rocket rolls to Launch Pad

The Soyuz FG rocket rolls out to its launch pad at Site 1/5 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday, December 13, 2015 to begin the final preparations for liftoff, carrying the Soyuz TMA-19M crew of Yuri Malenchenko, Tim Peake and Tim Kopra.

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Star-Filled Skies & a Colorful Sunrise – Soyuz Rocket rolls to Historic Baikonur Launch Site

A Soyuz rocket began its rollout to its historic Baikonur Launch Site under a star-filled sky Sunday morning, arriving at the launch pad at sunrise – marking the start of final preparations for the launch of three International Space Station Crew Members.

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Video: Soyuz Rocket launches to International Space Station

An international crew of three started a two-day journey to the International Space Station, safely launching into orbit atop a Soyuz FG rocket on Wednesday. Aboard Soyuz TMA-18M, veteran Commander Sergei Volkov and rookie space fliers Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov blasted off at 4:37 UTC from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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