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Soyuz MS-18 launch marks 60 years of human spaceflight – NASASpaceFlight.com – NASASpaceflight.com

The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft, carrying three new members for Expeditions 64 and 65, is currently…

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The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft, carrying three new members for Expeditions 64 and 65, is currently awaiting launch to the International Space Station at 07:42 UTC, which is 03:42 EDT or 12:42 local time at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Friday, April 9. 
The launch comes three days before the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarins groundbreaking orbital flight when he became the first member of the human race to reach space.
Fanfare and celebrations will mark the occasion, as does the name given…

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