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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 06:32 PM

An Astronaut Spotted a Soyuz Crew Launch from Space and the Video Is AMAZING!


By Meghan Bartels, Space.com Senior Writer | December 6, 2018 04:37pm ET


A trio of astronauts soared off Earth on Monday morning (Dec. 3), destined to spend six months living and working aboard the International Space Station and the best view was savored by their now-roommates.

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst watched the launch camera in hand, and the result is an incredible time-lapse video showing the journey of NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques.

"Our friends, on the way here," Gerst wrote on Twitter when he posted the video yesterday (Dec. 5). "I still can't comprehend that there are humans riding on the top of this lone white streak into the great black open." (He has made the journey twice, in 2014 and in June of this year.)

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European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst captured this incredible image during a crewed Soyuz launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Dec. 3, 2018.
Credit: A. Gerst/ESA

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https://www.space.com/42650-soyuz-crew-launch-from-space-astronaut-video.html

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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 06:53 PM

1. That is breathtaking!

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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 07:43 PM

2. Wow! 'Tis amazing. Just this pic...



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