Kazakhstan: Soyuz rocket carrying three new ISS members successfully launches

A Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft successfully launched from the Russian spaceport in Baikonur, Thursday, carrying three new members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitskyi and the European Space Agency’s Thomas Pesquet were the astronauts on board the spacecraft.
After arriving at the ISS, the team will join Expedition 49 NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko.