MOSCOW, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Three crew have left spacecraft Soyuz-TMA-10M and moved inside the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said on Thursday.
The Russian spacecraft docked at the ISS' Russian Poisk section at 0645 Moscow time (0245 GMT).
Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky, and NASA's astronaut Michael Hopkins, joined the ISS crew consisting of Russian Fedor Yurchikhin, and NASA's Karen Nayberg and Luca Parmitano.
The new crew will remain in orbit for 168 days. During their trip they will, among other tasks, conduct a spacewalk with the Olympic torch for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games in Russia.
Soyuz-TMA-10M was launched 0058 Moscow time (2058 GMT Wednesday) and approached the ISS on a shortcut trajectory. The trajectory was first used on March 29 by the Soyuz-TMA-08M crew.