July 21, 2019
Categories: ISS, Soyuz

The crew members of the “Soyuz MS-13” spacecraft at 04:04 (Moscow time) on July 21, 2019 steped on board of the International Space Station.

They were met by colleagues – cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch.

Expedition ISS-60 in full began to joint work.

After that, the first communication session of the crew of the expedition ISS-60 took place, during which the cosmonauts and astronauts were able to communicate with both their colleagues and their families and friends.

The program of the next long expedition of the ISS includes scientific and applied research and experiments, performing of the maintenance, related to support the station’s working capacity, and equipping it with equipment, delivered by cargo ships.

The “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle with a spacecraft “Soyuz MS-13”, which delivered an international crew to the ISS, was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on July 20, 2019 at 19:28 (Moscow Time).

Docking in an automatic mode was made approximately after 6 hours, at 01:48 (Moscow time) on July 21, 2019.

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