Sunday , January 24 2021

This is the launch of Soyuz by ISS (video)

German astronaut Alexander Grest recorded a magnificent video in a fast camera from the window of an ISS module, which shows how a Soyuz space aviation cuts across layers of the Earth's atmosphere.

In Gerst's post on Twitter, you can see how the rocket leaves a soft trail of condensation that changes its color from white to blue before the spacecraft becomes a small point surrounded by full darkness.

"I can not yet assimilate that human beings are traveling on top of this lonely white line to the vast black space," wrote Gerst in his social network bill.

The Soyuz MS-11 spaceport was launched on December 3, 2018 by the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to transport NASA's Anne McCain astronaut, Canadian counterpart David Saint Jacques and NASA's Russian commander. of the ship Oleg Kononenko.

More: The ISS team will return on December 20th

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