The crew of «Soyuz MS-07» went to the ISS

© Photo : page GK «Rosatom» Twitter/Alexander Measuringstick manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-07 crew and the International space stationThe crew of «Soyuz MS-07» went to the ISS© Photo : page GK «Rosatom» Twitter/Alexander Misurkin

The crew manned spacecraft «Soyuz MS-07», launched from Baikonur, after checking the tightness of connections and equalization of pressure between the spacecraft and the International space station (ISS) opened the hatch of the transition and moved to the ISS, RIA news from the flight control Center.

Hatches opened at 13.54 GMT, the astronauts went on Board the ISS.

Arrived at the station, the astronaut of Roskosmos Anton shkaplerov, NASA astronaut Scott tingle and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanae. On the ISS they were met by Russian cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin and American astronaut mark Vande Hai and Joseph Aqaba.

The ship was launched from the launch site «Gagarin’s start» Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan 10: 21 GMT 17 Dec. Originally the launch was planned for the end of December, however, at the request of NASA it was transferred to the crew of the us segment was in full force for the celebration of Christmas. That is why the ship had to send the classic two-day scheme. The run just missed the launch window, which would reach the station in six hours.The crew of «Soyuz MS-07» went to the ISS© Infographicsrussia me astronauts?