Liftoff! NASA’s Karen Nyberg, ESA’s Luca Parmitano and Russia’s Fyodor Yurchikhin launched today at 4:31 pm EDT and are on their way to the International Space Station!
It’s a 6-hour/4 orbits trip to the ISS. Watch the hatch opening and welcoming ceremony ~11:30 pm EDT on NASA TV: http://www.nasa.gov/
Photo credit: NASA HQ