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New Expedition Crew Transferred from Soyuz Spacecraft to the ISS
24.03.2018 18:29
New Expedition Crew Transferred from Soyuz Spacecraft to the ISS

Astronauts Oleg Artemyev (Roscosmos), Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold (NASA) have arrived at the International Space Station.

      The crew of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-08, which docked to the International Space Station on Friday, opened the transfer hatch and boarded the station, the Russian Mission Control Center reports.

      On board the station, the new expedition is welcomed by cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov (Russia), Scott Tingle (America) and Norisige Kanai (Japan).

      The station crew will work on the Progress cargo vehicles, the American cargo Dragon and Cygnus, carry out applied scientific research and operations overboard the ISS, as well as take on-board photo and video shooting, and much more.

      The Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft started from the Baikonur Spaceport on March 21 at 8:44 pm Moscow time.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: International Space Station Soyuz Space Exploration   

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