On March 21, 2018 at 17:44 UTC the Russian “Soyuz MS-08” spacecraft was launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome. The space vehicle was orbited by the Russian “Soyuz-FG” rocket-carrier. The spacecraft is piloted by 3 cosmonauts: Commander, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev (center); American astronauts Andrew Feustel (right) and Richard Arnold (left).
Photo by Russian Cosmonaut training center.
The space vehicle is to dock with the International Space Station on March 23. Artemyev, Feustel and Arnold will join current ISS expedition members Shkaplerov, Tingle and Kanai.