Wednesday , November 25 2020

Watch this magnificent launch of the Soyuz rocket from space

A new video from the European Space Agency shows a spectacular launch of the Soyuz rocket.

The video was captured by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and shown on the Russian ship "Progress MS-10", taking off from the Soyuz rocket on November 16th. The spaceship was carrying food and supplies for cosmonauts at the International Space Station and fuel for ISS delivery, the spacecraft was carrying 5,653 pounds of supply and fuel.

Elapsed time condenses a 15-minute start in a video of just a minute and a half. Shows the division of the Soyuz-FG rocket amplifiers, the division of the core, which begins to burn in the atmosphere and returns to Earth after fuel is exhausted, and finally, the spacecraft Progress, which separates from the rocket and enters the orbit, ISS.

The missile flew 17,900 miles per hour 249 miles above Earth before it appeared two days later.

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