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New Crew Arrives at International Space Station After Successful Docking

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Three new crew members have arrived at the International Space Station after a successful automatic docking earlier tonight, the Russian Mission Control Center said.

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Soyuz Spacecraft With US, Russian, French Crew Docks to ISS
KOROLYOV (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) — "Hatches have been opened, cosmonauts have crossed aboard the ISS," a spokesman for the Control Center told RIA Novosti.

The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia’s Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and European Space Agency’s Thomas Pesquet docked to the ISS at 21:58GMT on Saturday.

The trio was welcomed by Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko, and Shane Kimbrough of NASA who have been aboard the space station since October.

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