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and then Norishige...

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Welcoming ceremony
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And now, traditional family calls.

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Originally return to Earth was April 18, but recently  the flight was extended to June 3 (for allowing more time for the crew’s research).

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The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft hatch was opened on19 December 2017, at 10:55 UTC (05:55 EST). The International Space Station Expedition 54 crew members NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai are scheduled to return to Earth on 3 June 2018.

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End of welcome ceremony.

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Next, safety briefing by ISS commander Alexander Misurkin

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End of NASA TV coverage...

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And another one from Roscosmos.

This photo is not from today's docking. It's and older photo.

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Awesome stuff. That went well.

Thanks again, centaurinasa - everyone drop him a like or three as he really does cover these things start to finish.

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December 19, 2017 (JST)

Astronaut Kanai Starts the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition Mission

Astronaut Norishige Kanai, who arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) by the Soyuz spacecraft (53S/MS-07), has begun his long-duration stay as the 54th and 55th expedition crew member. He will stay onboard the ISS for about six months until
returning to the ground on the Soyuz spacecraft (53S/MS-07) in June 3rd 2017.

Docking Date/Time:
at 5:39 p.m. on December 19 (Tue.), 2017 (Japan Standard Time)
at 11:39 a.m. on December 19 (Tue.), 2017 (Moscow Time)

Hatch Open Date/Time:
at 7:54 p.m. on December 19 (Tue.), 2017 (Japan Standard Time)
at 1:54 p.m. on December 19 (Tue.), 2017 (Moscow Time)

Comment by JAXA President
Astronaut Kanai Commences his Long-duration Stay on the ISS
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2017/12/20171219_expedition.html#president

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On this photo you can see a process of docking of the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft with the International Space Station. Picture taken by Alexander Misurkin.

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