Russia launches spacecraft to ISS

(VOVWORLD) - Russia's Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft carrying three astronauts took off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan for the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday.

Russia launches spacecraft to ISS - ảnh 1International Space Station (ISS) crewmember, UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al-Mansoori, waves as he boards the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft on September 25, 2019 (Photo: kuwaittimes) 

The spacecraft is carrying an international team consisting of a Russian cosmonaut, a NASA astronaut, and the first space traveler from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, who will spend 8 days in the ISS.

The cargo also includes equipment for conducting space experiments, medical, biological and geophysical research, life support equipment, and 10 kg of fresh vegetables and fruits.

Russia’s space agency Roscomos said Soyuz successfully entered the orbit.