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Watch | Multinational crew onboard ISS for 6 month mission

Nov 21, 2016 15:49 IST
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ISS takes new crew members aboard-NASA’s Peggy Whitson, Russia’s Oleg Novitskiy and France’s Thomas Pesquet.A veteran American astronaut, a French newcomer and a Russian cosmonaut boarded the International Space Station (ISS) at 0041 GMT on Sunday.Whitson, who will celebrate her 57th birthday in February, has now become the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of records.While, Novitskiy, 45, and the 38-year-old Pesquet, who is making his maiden flight into space, will join an American and two Russians at the orbiting lab.