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A US-Russian astronauts of space travellers launched successfully Friday, heading for the International Space Station.
The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft launched from the Russia-leased Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
During their mission, the crew will work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science.
The launch comes three days before the 60th anniversary of the first human flight to space by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and the 40th anniversary of the first launch of NASA’s space shuttle.
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