On March 29, 2013 at 02:28 UTC the "Soyuz TMA-08M” spacecraft docked with the Russian "Poisk” module of the International Space Station in automatic regime just only 5 hours and 45 minutes after launch.
The Soyuz TMA-08M delivered three new members of Expedition 35 to the ISS, Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy.
The hatches between the spacecraft and the station were opened at 04:35 UTC.
photo by NASA
The new comers joined current ISS expedition members - Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, Canadian astronaut Christopher Hadfield and American astronaut Thomas Marshburn to form Expedition 35 crew of 6 members.