The rocket with the piloted ship "Yu. A. Gagarin" started about Baikonur

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From Baikonur Cosmodrome the carrier rocket "Union-2.1a" with the piloted ship "Yu. A. Gagarin" ("MS-18 Union") started. The rocket came off the earth at 10:42 Moscow time. Onboard the ship there are Russian astronauts Novitsky Oleg and Dubrov Petr, and also the American astronaut Mark to Vanda Khay. It is supposed that on flight to ISS about three hours are required, mating to the Dawn module is planned at 14:07 Moscow time the same day...

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