May 27, 2009.SoyuzTMA-15 launch.
On May 27, 2009 at 10.34 GMT the Russian SoyuzTMA-15 spacecraft was launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome.
Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, SoyuzTMA-15 Commander;
European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne (Belgium), flight-engineer;
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk, flight-engineer.
The trio will join three other residents on the International Space station to form a six-person crew for the first time.