ROSCOSMOS - Soyuz MS-05 Mission patch.
July 28, 2017
Image above: The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft docked to the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. EDT while both spacecraft were flying over Germany. Image Credit: NASA TV.
Aboard the space station, Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA will welcome Soyuz crew members NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) when the hatches between the two spacecraft are opened following standard pressurization and leak checks.
Expedition 52-53 Crew Docks to the Space Station
Watch the hatch opening targeted for 7:40 p.m. and welcome ceremony live on NASA TV beginning at 7 p.m.: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
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Expedition 52: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition52
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Image (mentioned), Video (NASA TV), Text, Credits: NASA/Mark Garcia.
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