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Launch Day For New ISS Crew

A recap of the pre-launch and launch activities of the Expedition 43 crew at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 27 U.S. time (March 28, Kazakh time), as well as post-launch observations about the crews mission to the International Space Station. Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly launched to the orbital complex, where Kelly and Kornienko will spend a year conducting research on the long duration effects of space travel on the human body.