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Going All The Way!

Soyuz rocket Kazakhstan

The Soyuz rocket and Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft are assembled, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan the morning of July 7, Kazakh time (July 6 Eastern time). All three will spend approximately four months on the orbital complex, returning to earth in October.