"Soyuz TMA-15M" mated ISS
Baikonur. November 24. KazTAG - The manned spaceship "Soyuz TMA-15M" which was launched from "Baikonur" spaceport has mated the international space station.
The spaceship "Soyuz TMA-15M" mated the smaller research module MIM-1 at 05.47 Moscow time (08.47 Astana time) in automated regime. The mating was broadcasted for the guests in the conference hall of the space center "Yuzhniy" at Baikonur.
The crew members are: Russian astronaut Anatoliy Shkaplerov, American Terry Virts and Italian Samantha Cristoforetti, first female astronaut from Italy.