Three astronauts from Russia, the US and Japan have taken off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome towards the International Space Station. They are scheduled to reach the ISS on Saturday, and will stay for four months.
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A Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts is headed for the International Space Station. It is the first liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan since a mission failed in October.
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