Soyuz crew welcomed aboard International Space Station
Live coverage: Soyuz launches with next space station crew
Veteran Russian commander Oleg Novitskiy, rookie flight engineer Pyotr Dubrov, and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei launched into orbit Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:42 a.m. EDT (0742 GMT). The crew members rode a Soyuz capsule in pursuit of the International Space Station, where docking occurred at 7:05 a.m. EDT (1105 GMT).
NASA astronaut, two cosmonauts set for launch to space station
Busy month of crew rotations on tap at International Space Station
Privately-funded mission takes off to begin space debris cleanup trials
Live coverage: Soyuz launches with 38 satellites
Soyuz rocket with special paint scheme rolls out to Baikonur launch pad
Russia launches cargo ship heading for International Space Station
Russia launched an unpiloted Progress cargo freighter Sunday from Kazakhstan, on course to deliver 2.7 tons of food, fuel, water, and supplies to the International Space Station before hauling away a no-longer-needed section of the outpost later this year to clear the way for a new laboratory module.