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Astronauts Get Orbital View of Launching Soyuz

Rocket launches aren't just amazing sights for people on Earth. They wow astronauts in space, too.

April 2, 2013
12:01 PM EDT
Residents of the International Space Station had a unique perspective when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three new space station crewmembers blasted off within eye shot of the orbiting outpost as it started its journey to the station. | NASA/CSA/Chris Hadfield