NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, took this stunning image of her friend Jessica May launching into space to the ISS.
"What does @Space_Station look like when your best friend achieves his lifelong dream of going into space," Koch tweeted. From Space.com:
NASA astronaut Jessica Mayr, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skrypochka and United Arab Emirates participant in Hazzaa Ali Almansoori space flight launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan today (September 25, 18:57 at 18:57 GMT) Local Time Time). They were to join a crew of six currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, including Maire's astronaut classmate, Christina Koch.
3-2-1 … LIFTOF! 9 At 9:57 AM ET, @Astro_Jessica 🇺🇸, cosmonaut Oleg Skrypocka 🇷🇺 and space flight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori 🇦🇪 embarks on a journey to her new home aboard @Space_Station . Tune in: https://t.co/x0oE4sFcsu pic.twitter.com/ETKVudGbNe
– NASA (@NASA) September 25, 2019
How it looks from @ Space_Station when your best friend achieves his lifelong dream of going into space. Get the second stage underway! We can't wait to meet you aboard, the crew of the Soyuz 61! pic.twitter.com/Ws7tInY58P
– Christina N Koch (@Astro_Christina) September 25, 2019
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