Russian Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft docked to the ISS.
On November 07, 2013 at 10:28 UTC the "Soyuz TMA-11M” spacecraft docked with the Russian "Rassvet” module of the International Space Station in automatic regime. The Soyuz TMA-11M delivered three new members of Expedition 38 to the ISS, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, American astronaut Richard Mastracchio, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata. The new comers joined current ISS expedition members – Russian cosmonauts Fjodor Yurchikhin, Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, American astronauts Karen Nyberg and Michael Hopkins to form the station’s crew of 9 members (so-called Expedition 37 and a half). When on November 11, 2013 Fjodor Yurchikhin, Luca Parmitano and Karen Nyberg return to Earth, the 6 others (Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy, Michael Hopkins, Mikhail Tyurin, Richard Mastracchio, and Koichi Wakata) will form Expedition 38 crew.