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More Russians heading to the International Space Station

Kazakhstan Space Station
This photo provided by NASA shows U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams, left, and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin, center, and Oleg Skripochka, of Roscosmos, inside the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft a few moments after they landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. The record-setting American and his Russian colleagues safely back on Earth after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

The crew of the International Space Station is about to welcome more Russians, despite the war in Ukraine.

Currently, tension is thick on board the ISS as four Americans, two Russians and one German are sharing space station.

ISS Program Manager Joel Montalbano says more Russians are coming.

Three cosmonauts are set to lift off Friday in a Soyuz spacecraft to join the station’s crew.

Montalbano says, for now, the team is working together professionally despite the Russian invasion of Ukraine back on Earth.

Three of the current crew, two Russians and an American, are set to return March 30th.