NASA: New Soyuz Crew Launches to the International Space Station

Expedition 53-54 Soyuz Commander Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and flight engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA launched on the Russian Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft Sept. 13 (Kazakhstan time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The trio began a six-hour journey to the International Space Station and the start of a five-and-a-half month mission on the outpost. The footage contains the crew’s prelaunch activities including their departure from their crew quarters, suit-up in the Cosmodrome’s Integration Facility, walkout to the crew bus and arrival at the launch pad to board the spacecraft.

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