A Unique View Of The Expedition 50 Soyuz Launch

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Expedition 50 launch

In this long exposure photograph, the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft is seen launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

On board were Expedition 50 crewmembers NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, (Kazakh time) (Nov 17 Eastern time). Whitson, Novitskiy, and Pesquet will spend approximately six months on the orbital complex.

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