SpaceX Crew-1 Mission Arrives at the International Space Station

The SpaceX Crew-1 Mission arrived safely at the International Space Station with the Dragon Resilience successfully docking at 11:01 p.m EST according to reports from NASA. The three NASA astronauts who arrived at the space station are Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, and Shannon Walker, alongside JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi. As the hatches opened at around 1:10 a.m. EST the following morning, the Crew-1 astronauts were welcomed into the ISS by Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA, alongside station Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of Roscosmos. The Expedition 64 crew had arrived to the station Oct. 14.

Crew-1 Joins Expedition 64 for First ISS Crew of 7

The team of three from the Soyuz Expedition 64 crew plus the Crew-1 team of four brings the total Expedition 64 team to a total of seven, making it the first crew of seven on the ISS since the first ISS crew arrived eighteen years ago.

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