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Soyuz Docks at Station

A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts and a consignment of fish successfully docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage.

The arrival of NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russians Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin on Thursday will bring to six the size of the crew at the orbiting outpost.

The trio blasted off Tuesday from the Russian-leased facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Cargo on the Soyuz includes 32 guppy-like fish, which will be used to test how conditions in space affect living organisms.

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