How astronauts fly into space

Each time astronauts are launched into space, millions of the world's inhabitants are watching live. Each time this event becomes the main planet, and the cosmonauts are heroes. And what does the launch look like directly at the spaceport? Let's look at the report from the very epicenter of events from the Baikonur cosmodrome!
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2. If the start is scheduled for the night, then in the early evening, people begin to accumulate near the hotel where the astronauts live. To escort cosmonauts from the hotel itself is a long tradition that they never violate. Most of the mourners are relatives and friends flying into space.
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3. At some point, “Grass at Home” starts playing from the speakers, and they come out of the hotel, the main characters of the planet of today! The photo shows the crew of the Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft: spacecraft commander Alexander Misurkin and flight engineers Mark T. Vande Hay and Joseph Aqaba. A backup crew leaves the main crew, astronauts doubles accompany the main crew right up to putting on spacesuits.
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four.Relatives communicate through the bus window. Astronauts leave to wear space suits
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5. Relatives and close friends go after them. This is the last event before the start, in a small room already on the territory of the spaceport
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6. The astronauts are again behind the glass, here for the last time they are checking the condition of the crew members and the condition of the spacesuits. The backup crew is still here and ready to replace the main one at any moment :)
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7. Everything is in order, Alexander Misurkin is ready to fly into space!
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8. Crew to start is ready! In the hands of nuclear suitcases, which are designed to ventilate spacesuits while moving to the launch pad
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9. The next time the relatives will see each other in 167 days, that is how much time this expellation should spend space
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10. Official viewing platform. Perhaps, for many who did not become an astronaut, this is the closest opportunity to get closer to the childhood dream!
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11. To rocket only two kilometers
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12. Before the start, less and less time remains from the rocket. Negotiations at the spaceport are broadcast on the speakerphone. The cherished are heard: “Readiness is 15 minutes, there is a readiness of 15 minutes” ...“Readiness is one minute, there is readiness one minute.”
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13. A minute later, the start begins. Exactly at 03:17:02. Accuracy in this matter is an incredibly important thing, because the flight is calculated in advance to the nearest second, so that the ship is guaranteed to dock with the ISS.
First, the restraining devices fall away from the rocket, then the engines are ignited.
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14. In a matter of seconds, a few kilometers around it becomes loud and so light that it seems like the day has come.
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15. Fire!
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16. another second
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17. And another second
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18. After a few seconds, the rocket is only a bright point in the sky with a fiery tail. After a minute, the rocket is no longer visible. The spacecraft makes four orbits around the Earth and six hours later docks to the international space station. The crew meets with their colleagues living at the station.
And earthlings go home, someone will have to fly to Moscow for a few hours, someone will have to go home for several days to the USA.

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