KOROLYOV (Moscow Region), October 21. /TASS/. Russia’s Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft with an international crew has docked with the Russian module Poisk of the International Space Station (ISS), the Flight Control Center told TASS on Friday.
“The engagement and docking of the manned transport spacecraft were carried out,” the Flight Control Center said.
The Soyuz has delivered Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko and also US astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough. There is also a particle of the relics of Saint Seraphim of Sarov aboard the spacecraft. After the new crew completes its flight that will last about six months, the particle will be transferred to the Church of the Transfiguration in the Stellar City in the Moscow Region.