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.