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Users of Russian social network VKontakte will see live coverage of space shuttle Soyuz launch

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Users of Russian social network VKontakte will see live coverage of space shuttle Soyuz launch


19.04.2017

pixabay.comThe launch of space shuttle Soyuz from Baikonur Cosmodrome will be live broadcasted for the first time, TASS reports. Users of Russian social network VKontakte will be able to watch it.

It is planned that spaceship Soyuz MS-04 will hit the orbit on April 20 10:13 Moscow time. The crew includes RSC Energia test pilot Fyodor Yurchikhin (Russia) and NASA astronaut Jack David "2fish" Fischer (USA). A docking of the spaceship with International Space Station is planned 6 hours later.  

The event will be covered by pilot-cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. He is going to share his own experience, and explain all spacecraft launch stages. Start of broadcast is scheduled for 9:30 am. It will be possible to watch it on official Roscosmos page in VKontakte social network.

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