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Thomas Reiter and Christer Fuglesang on board ISS
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- Title Thomas Reiter and Christer Fuglesang on board ISS
- Released 12/12/2006 8:41 am
- Copyright NASA TV
Expedition 14 and the newly arrived STS-116 crew inside the ISS. Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 11:12 CET on 11 December 2006. Nearly two hours later at 00:54 CET, the hatches between the two spacecraft were opened and the Shuttle crew welcomed on board by the resident ISS crew. The arrival of the STS-116 crew marks the first time two ESA astronauts have been on board the ISS - ESA's Christer Fuglesang was one of the seven astronauts to arrive on board Discovery, whilst Thomas Reiter has been a resident since his arrival in July.