These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station

The Expedition 56 crew. Front row from left to right Drew Feustel and Alexander Gerst. Back row from left to right Oleg Artemyev Ricky Arnold Sergey Prokopyev and Serena Aunon-Chancellor

The Soyuz ship docked at the orbiting outpost Friday. In February this year, Elon Musk successfully launched his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. That team is comprised of Americans Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and Russian Oleg Artemyev.

Rather than dismantling the space station, the memo said, the plan was to "expand global and commercial partnerships over the next seven years in order to ensure continued human access to and presence in low Earth orbit".

The livestream above, courtesy of NASA TV's public streaming service, began coverage at 11.15pm BST straight from the Kazakhstani Cosmodrome. The three arriving astronauts will remain aboard until December.

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They will spend six months aboard the station, joining the three-man crew that's already aboard.

"Highlights of upcoming investigations include a new facility to study ultra-cold quantum gases, the first commercial European facility to conduct microgravity research, and a system that uses surface forces to accomplish liquid-liquid separation", NASA said. Once aboard the ISS, Expedition 56 (and 57) will "work on hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth science". A flight surgeon, she previously had been in Russian Federation supporting medical operations for International Space Station crew members in Star City. Overall, 58% of USA adults believe it is essential to include the use of human astronauts in the future US space program, while 41% say astronauts are not essential. By comparison, fewer Americans say crewed space missions should be top priorities, with 18% saying that sending astronauts to Mars should be a top priority and only 13% saying the same about the moon.

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