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Watch Live as The New Crew of Expedition 39 Launches to the International Space Station at 4:15PM EDT

Space is happening, friends.

The new crew of the ISS Expedition 39 will launch to the space station today, and you can watch it right here with live coverage beginning at 4:14PM EDT. New Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov, Steve Swanson, and Oleg Artemyev will launch today on the Soyuz TMA-12M. They’ll join Richard Mastracchio, Koichi Wakata, Mikhail Tyurin, who launched Expedition 39 with the Soyuz TMA-11M back in November.

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The launch itself will begin at 5:17PM EDT, and they’re scheduled to dock with the ISS at 10:30PM.

(via NASA)

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