Launch: 5:17 p.m. EST (21:17 GMT) Sept. 12, 2017
Launch vehicle: Soyuz-FG
Launch site: Launch Pad 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Soyuz MS-06 will launch three members of the Expedition 53 crew to the International Space Station. They include Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, and NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joseph Acaba.
They will arrive at the ISS some four orbits, six hours later. The spacecraft is expected to dock with the Poisk module.