Soyuz MS-11 begins expedition 58 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.
The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.
The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft will undock at approximately 23:25 UTC from the 'Poisk aft' port on the International Space Station. It will return to Earth with Oleg Kononenko, David Saint-Jacques, and Anne McClain onboard. Landing will be at approximately 02:47 UTC.