Soyuz capsule with three astronauts docks with International Space Station

Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

The three astronauts that make up Expedition 56 are Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency. In this mission three astronauts who are form European Space Agency, the United States and Russian Federation are included, and they are blasted off on Wednesday for the mission to the International Space Station.

NASA has launched its new Expedition 56-57 mission to the ISS. This coverage will be followed by coverage of the opening of the hatches in between the spacecraft and the space station. The Soyuz was lifted off at 7:12 AM EDT.

Crew members from the United States, Germany, and Russian Federation docked with the International Space Station (ISS), joining the current crew, NASA and Russia's space agency said. On arrival of these three astronauts, the orbiting lab will be full as it will be housing six astronauts. The carrier was taken off on Wednesday (June 6) and has successfully entered a designated orbit.

Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

They will join Americans Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and Russia's Oleg Artemyev at the station. Their mission is to conduct 250 experiments in fields such as biology, Earth science, human research, physical sciences and technology. Gerst will become the next ISS commander.

The new space expedition's crew will stay for 187 days aboard the orbital outpost. For other two astronauts which include Prokopyev and Aunon-Chancellor, this will be the first spaceflight.

The two spacewalkers will install brackets and high-definition cameras near an worldwide docking adapter mated to the front end of the station's Harmony module.

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