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American, Canadian, and Russian Spaceflyers Launch to Space Station

The Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft blasted off Dec. 19, carrying three new crewmembers toward the International Space Station.

Chris Hadfield at ISS

Chris Hadfield entered the International Space Station on Dec. 21. The Canadian astronaut reached it on board the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft from Russia. He is the first Canadian to ever command the station.