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WATCH: Maine Astronaut Chris Cassidy Arrives At International Space Station

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At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 63 crew members Ivan Vagner (left) and Anatoly Ivanishin (center) of Roscosmos and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy (right) pose for pictures April 3 in front of their Soyuz spacecraft.

Maine native Chris Cassidy is among three astronauts docking at the International Space Station as part of Expedition 63. The new crew members are joining their Expedition 62 counterparts who include Maine Native Jessica Meir.NASA is live streaming the event on its website.

Meir, along with fellow NASA flight engineer Andrew Morgan and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos, is scheduled to return to Earth April 17 on the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft, which will land in Kazakhstan.

Meir launched into Sept. 25, 2019.