American, German and Russian astronauts were on board.
At 1.15pm BST (8.15am EDT) on Friday NASA will stream live the Soyuz MS-09 mission module attempting to connect to the ISS. Only 27 percent of baby boomers are interested in space tourism, but as much as 63 percent of millennials would like to travel into space as tourists.
Conducting basic scientific research to increase knowledge and understanding of space: 47% top priority.
Many Americans are confident private space companies will be profitable, but are more skeptical they will keep space clean. However, a great deal of Americans surveyed in the pool tend to be skeptical about whether private companies will minimize space debris.
"In the future, Roscosmos intends to integrate videos from onboard video cameras into most launch companies to popularize space exploration", the statement reads. "Sending astronauts into space is one of the most visible of the USA space programs over time". Only 18 percent of respondents said NASA should send humans to Mars and even fewer think astronauts should return to the moon. However, 58 percent say they have no interest in taking this trip themselves, stating that the trip would either be "too expensive", "too scary", or that their age or health would not allow it.
President Donald Trump's administration is not interested in funding the orbiting lab, which is a joint operation between NASA and the space agencies of Russian Federation (which has its own section of the satellite) and Japan, Europe and Canada (which share the American section).