A trio of American, German and Russian astronauts will launch on a two-day trip to the International Space Station early tomorrow (June 6), and you can watch NASA’s live coverage right here.
Aboard the rocket will be NASA astronaut Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor; Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency; and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency. This will be Gerst’s second flight into space; the others are going up for the first time.
The astronauts are scheduled to dock with the station at 9:07 a.m. EDT on June 8, with the hatch opening expected around 11:05 a.m. EDT. They will spend six months aboard the station, joining the three-man crewalready aboard.
This article originally appeared on https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/soyuz-rocket-launch-iss-nasa-astronaut-aboard-ncna879801