MOSCOW, September 26 (Itar-Tass) - A Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station.
“The spaceship reached its docking port at 06:45 (02:45 GMT) Moscow time in an automatic regime,” a source at the Russian federal space agency Roscosmos told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
It was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 00:59 Moscow time (20:59 GMT). At 01:08 (21:08 GMT) Moscow time the spacecraft separated from a launch vehicle and achieved the desired orbit.
Soyuz TMA-10M ferried to the ISS an international crew - Soyuz TMA-10M commander Oleg Kotov, a space station veteran, rookie flight engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy and first-time NASA flier Michael Hopkins, who will have to work in the orbit for over four months.