New Crew Members En Route to Station

Three new Expedition 23 flight engineers launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft at 12:04 a.m. EDT Friday to join their colleagues aboard the International Space Station.

The Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a two-day journey to the orbiting complex