The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle with the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft was successfully launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome, the press service of Roskosmos reports. On board the ship, in addition to the professional cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, the crew commander, are actress Yulia Peresild, director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, who will go to the International Space Station (ISS) to shoot the film Challenge.
The start took place at 11.56 Moscow time. At 12:01 the second stage was dropped. The spacecraft has successfully entered orbit.