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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by CBSNEWS.COM:

Working amid coronavirus restrictions, engineers readied a Soyuz spacecraft for launch Thursday to ferry two Russian cosmonauts and Navy SEAL-turned-NASA-astronaut Chris Cassidy to the International Space Station.

Liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is targeted for 4:05:06 a.m. EDT (1:05 p.m. local time). It will be the first piloted flight of an upgraded Soyuz 2.1a booster following a series of successful uncrewed launchings.

The article goes on to state the following:

In a stark departure from normal routine, the usual crowd of family, friends and other well-wishers was not on hand at the sprawling spaceport to cheer the crew on, thanks to travel restrictions intended to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Read more about the launch, preparation and how COVID-19 is affecting the mission at CBSNEWS.COM.

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