New ISS Crew Members Welcomed!

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Published on May 28, 2013

A few hours after docking their Soyuz Spacecraft to the Rassvet module on the International Space Station, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency opened hatches and were greeted by the three crew members who have been on the outpost since late March: station Commander Pavel Vinogradov of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin.

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Published on May 28, 2013

After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency arrived at the International Space Station following an accelerated six-hour rendezvous, docking their craft to the Rassvet module on the Russian segment of the complex.

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