Soyuz MS-04

Two crew members from Russia and the United States are gearing up for a nine-minute ride into orbit on Thursday atop a Soyuz FG rocket, followed by an express link-up with the International Space Station. Veteran Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA's Jack Fischer are making up the first two-person crew launching on a Soyuz since 2003, set for a four-and-a-half-month mission as part of Expedition 51/52. Live video by Roscosmos/Tsenki.

Launch: April 20, 2017Mission Updates
Launch Time: 07:13:44 UTCSoyuz MS Spacecraft
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FGSoyuz FG Launch Vehicle
Launch Site: 1/5 BaikonurCountdown Timeline
Ascent Duration: 8 Min & 48 SecSoyuz MS-04 Flight Profile
Payload: Soyuz MS-04 (7,220kg)Photo Galleries
Target Orbit: 200 x 242km, 51.6°Video Galleries
Docking: April 20 - 13:23:35 UTCISS Expedition 51