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The incredible view of a rocket launch … from space

Not many of us get the chance to see a rocket launch from this angle during our lifetimes, but at…

Not many of us get the chance to see a rocket launch from this angle during our lifetimes, but at least we can see the pictures.

The European astronaut Alexander Gerst managed to photograph the launch of three new crew members to the International Space Station from his post aboard the labeling laboratory.

The pictures taken on Monday show the Soyuz rocket carrying the three new space station inhabitants, as it rises to orbit just after launch.

<p class = “canvas -atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm” type = “text” content = “” Congratulations to the Russian space organization @ roscosmos all international partners for a flawless launch of # SoyuzMS11 said Gerst in a tweet who shares the pictures. “And Welcome to Space, @Astro_DavidS ] @AstroAnnimal and Oleg!” “Data Reaction =” 22 “>” Congratulations to the Russian Space Organization @roscosmos and all international partners for a flawless launch of # SoyuzMS11 “Gerst said in a tweet sharing the images.” And welcome to space, @Astro_DavidS @AstroAnnimal and Oleg ! “

<p class =” canvas-atom kanvastext Mb (1.0em) Mb) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm “type =” text “content =” This is the first time a crew has been launched to the space station since A failed Soyuz launch in October led to an interrupting that which took both crew members (safely) back to earth not long after the launch. “data-reactid =” 23 “> This is the first time a crew has been launched to the space station because a failed Soyuz launch in October led to an interruption that brought back both the crew members back to earth not long after launch.

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It was the first crew of Soyuz for decades. The Monday launch marks Soyuz’s return to form .

The new crew includes the NASA astronaut Anne McClain, the Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenkoof. They will stay aboard the space station for about 6.5 months as utö be science and learn how to live in space.

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