The International Space Station (ISS) resumed six-person operations early Dec. 19, as Russia’s Soyuz MS-07 docked to deliver Russia’s Anton Shkaplerov, NASA’s Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai to conclude a five-day crew exchange. The newcomers, who begin a near six-month stay, were greeted after the 3:39 a.m. EST linkup by ISS commander Alexander Misurkin, along with NASA’s Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba. The scheduled exchange began Dec. 14, with the ...

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