On November 16, 2011 at 05:24 UTC the Russian "Soyuz TMA-22” spacecraft docked with the ISS. The spacecraft docked to the Russian "Poisk” module of the ISS.
The Soyuz TMA-22 delivered three new members of Expedition 29 to the ISS, Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoliy Ivanishin and American astronaut Daniel Burbank. They will replace Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov, American astronaut Michael Fossum and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, who will return to Earth on November 22.
The new crew will remain on board the station for 124 days, performing a spacewalk and conducting 37 scientific experiments.