BAIKONUR /Kazakhstan/, December 3. /TASS/. A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a manned Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft has blasted off from the first launch site of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, TASS reports from the scene.
The carrier rocket blasted off at 14:31 Moscow time.
The spacecraft is due to separate from the rocket’s third stage ten minutes after the launch. The new expedition comprises Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Anne McClain and astronaut of the Canadian Space Agency David Saint-Jacques.