A Russian Soyuz capsule docked with the International Space Station Sunday, delivering three new crew members. The Soyuz TMA-15M vehicle arrived at the ISS at 9:49 p.m. EST and the crew will enter the space station itself at 11 p.m., NASA said.
You can watch the welcoming ceremony live here.
Expedition 42 Cmdr. Barry “Butch” Wilmore of NASA and Alexander Samoukutyaev and Elena Serova of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will welcome Terry Virts of NASA, Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency.
Cristoforetti is the first Italian woman to man the ISS.
The capsule lifted off at 4:01 p.m. EST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.