Soyuz MS-13 begins expedition 60 by carrying NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos launch to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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.
Launching from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in July 2019, Soyuz MS-13 is expected to bring three more people to the International Space Station: Russian cosmonaut Aleksandr Skvortsov, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Drew Morgan.
The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft will undock at approximately 05:49am UTC from the International Space Station. It will return to Earth with astronauts Aleksandr Skvortsov, Christina Koch and Luca Parmitano onboard. Landing will be at approximately 09:14am UTC.