The launch was successful, and I introduced a surprise ...

The Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the first modified manned spacecraft of the new Soyuz MS series, carrying the new crew of the International Space Station, started this morning from Baikonur.
And I saw it the second time!
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Start took place at 04:36 Moscow time. Photos from the point called "ZERO".
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In two days, the ship will deliver a new crew to the ISS, consisting of Roskosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, JAXA astronaut Takuya Oniishi and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins. A few minutes after the launch, Soyuz MS successfully separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle.
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7 hours before boarding the cosmonauts to the song "Earth in the porthole" came out of the hotel "Cosmonaut," where the press conference with them took place the morning before.
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Then the astronauts "naduli", that is, pumped air and checked the tightness of the spacesuits ...
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The “white-hot” rocket is covered with ice even in Kazakhstan’s heat. Kerosene and oxygen do their job ...
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Cosmonauts are brought 2 hours before the launch.
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Extreme photography on Earth.
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And we go to the observation deck and wait another two hours before launch.
Two cameras left "at zero", and the two remained with me. Photo agencies at this moment "merge" - upload photos to the tape using a satellite modem. But I don’t have one and I take pictures of my colleagues ...
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07:36
Go!
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The sound is incredible! Especially for those who see the launch for the first time.
And just at that moment I understand that 400 mm was too much for such a distance, as soon as the rocket comes off, there is no binding anymore, it doesn’t climb all the way and I break into the case behind the extender to take off the exhaust from the back.
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In general, the whole rocket "shove" failed ....
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And this is how one of the two automatic cameras installed on the "NULE" worked.
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Votorya also did not disappoint.
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And then a bit of garbage flew into the camera.
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Rubbish in the form of pebbles, so do not flatter yourself on all cameras put protective filters.
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And this is once again a picture from the third automatic camera, which was shooting the self.
It was then, in fact, that I made everyone a "piece of shit," unbending, behind the 2x extender, to wrap it around 400.
Oh well. But the landscape is natural.

800 rocket is beautiful.
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Separation of steps.48/49 Expedition to the ISS
Nine minutes after the launch, Soyuz MS separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle and the specialists began to control the flight of the ship. According to the flight program of the upgraded ship, the Soyuz MS and the ISS will converge within two days. The docking is scheduled for July 9 at 7:12 Moscow time.

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