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December 4, 2018
Categories: ISS, Soyuz

The crew members of the “Soyuz MS-11″ spacecraft on December 3, 2018 at 22:38 Moscow time, went on board the International Space Station (ISS).

Members of the ISS-58 Expedition consisting of Sergey Prokopyev (Roskosmos, Russia), Oleg Kononenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Serena Auñón-Chancellor (NASA, USA), Anne McClain (NASA, USA), Alexander Gerst (ESA, Germany) and David Saint-Jacques (CSA, Canada) began work on board the station.

The program of the ISS-58 expedition includes scientific research and experiments, carrying out routine maintenance related to maintaining the station, and equipping it with equipment, delivered by cargo ships, and carrying out extra-shipping activities.

The “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-11″ spacecraft, delivered the international crew to the ISS, was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on December 3, 2018 at 14:31 (Moscow time).

The docking in the automatic mode was made at 20:33 (Moscow time) after the ship approached the station according to the four-turn scheme.

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