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September 26, 2014

At 06:11, Moscow time, on September 26 Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft launched from Baikonur spaceport at 00:25, Moscow time, successfully docked with the ISS.

Soyuz TMA-14M approached Poisk small research module (Russian ISS segment) in automatic mode under control of MCC specialists, spacecraft crew comprising commander Alexander Samokutyayev (Roscosmos) and flight engineers Elena Serova ( Roscosmos) and Barry Wilmore (NASA) and ISS commander Roscosmos cosmonaut Maksim Surayev.

After hatch opening ISS-41/42 crew starting working onboard the ISS will include commander Maksim Surayev( Roscosmos)and flight engineers  Alexander Samokutyayev (Roscosmos), Elena Serova ( Roscosmos), Reid Wiseman (NASA), Alexander Gerst (ESA) and Barry Wilmore (NASA).

According to the ISS flight program 41/42 mission is going to work with cargo space vehicles Progress M-24M, Progress M-25M, Progress M-25M, European cargo space vehicle ATV-5 “Georges Lemaitre”, prepare Spyuz TMA-13M spacecraft crew for the landing, perform a spacewalk in the framework of Russian program and take part in operations on Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft docking with Rassvet small research module.

Besides the work schedule also stipulates 52 researches and scientific experiments ISS maintenance works and installation of the equipment delivered by cargo vehicles.

The just arrived crew will spend on the orbit about 168 days.

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