When the entire planet is undergoing a fatal pandemic, then an astronaut from NASA and two cosmonauts from Russia has started their journey to the International Space Station.
The entire event has been conducted on Thursday at 4:05 a.m. by Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. This launch wasn’t pre-planned, whereas the planned event has been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The astronauts’ families, media and industry officials are instructed to follow the rules and regulation to secure while attending the launch. The crew members and other team members have been seen keeping six feet apart and wearing masks. The health and safety precautions for astronauts launching to the space station were maintained in a very standard manner.
NASA used to keep the astronauts in quarantine before any launch has been conducted. They are regularly checked by the NASA flight surgeons if they are intended to infection with cough or flu. It has been reported that any of the astronauts have been contacted with them at all. The Crew will be quarantined for two weeks, in under surveillance of NASA and the Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos.