MOSCOW, November 7 (Itar-Tass) - Russia's manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-11M carrying an international crew and the Sochi 2014 Olympic torch has successfully docked with the International Space Station.
"The Soyuz automatically docked with the Rassvet /MIM-1/ module at 14:31, Moscow time," an official at the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan told Itar-Tass.
Hatches between the Soyuz spacecraft and the ISS scheduled to open in two hours after docking. Newly arrived cosmonauts and astronauts will unite with the ISS crew, raising the total number of people in the orbit to nine.
It was previously reported that Russia’rs Soyuz spacecraft that has been launched from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan at 08:14 MSK on Thursday has entered the desired orbit.