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Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docks with the International Space Station

December 3, 2018 5:41 PM
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A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts, including one American, has successfully docked with the International Space Station. Monday’s launch from Kazakhstan is the first successful manned mission to the space lab since an aborted Soyuz launch in October.

The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft docked with the ISS at 12:33 p.m. ET, following a six-hour journey from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. At that time, the space station and the spacecraft were 251 miles over the Atlantic Ocean, just east of the Caribbean.

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