"Union MS-12" successfully launched into orbit
The manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-12 with cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and astronauts Nick Hague and Christine Cook on board successfully launched into target orbit.
“SoyuzMS-12: 528 seconds - the ship was successfully launched into the target orbit! The docking is scheduled in six hours, at 04:07 Moscow time, on March 15, ”Roskosmos reported.
# SoyuzMS12: 528 seconds → the ship was successfully launched into target orbit!
Alexey Ovchinin, Nick Haig (@AstroHague) and Christina Cook (@Astro_Christina) are heading to the International Space Station. The docking is scheduled in 6 hours, at 04:07 Moscow time, March 15 pic.twitter.com/7wWPLfYXNi
It became known earlier that the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome.
In November 2018, the head of the Roscosmos corporation, Dmitry Rogozin, said that at the end of 2019, the operation of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle would be completed.