Soyuz crew members boarded on ISS

04 December, 2018, 10:36 237
Soyuz crew members boarded on ISS

The crew members started working in the ISS. 

 

The crew members of the Soyuz MS-11 transport manned spacecraft boarded on the International Space Station (ISS) on December 3, 2018, at 10:38 p.m. Moscow time, a website of Roscosmos reports. 

The crew members of Expedition 58 Russian Sergey Prokopyev, Oleg Kononenko, American Serena Auñón-Chancellor, Anne McClain, German Alexander Gerst, and Canadian David Saint-Jacques have already started working in the ISS. 

ISS Expedition 58 includes scientific and applied studies and experiments, planned maintenance to keep the station functioning, to upgrade it using the equipment carried by the transport vehicles, to carry out extravehicular activities. 

The Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the Soyuz MS-11 transport manned spacecraft carrying the crew on the ISS was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 3, 2018, at 02:31 p.m. Moscow time. The docking took place at 08:33 p.m. Moscow time on automatic mode after the spacecraft approached to the station under the four-turn scheme.