Expedition 20 Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko and Flight Engineers Frank De Winne of the European Space Agency and Bob Thirsk
of the Canadian Space Agency launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft
May 27, 2009, to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station. Once they dock to the station May 29, they
will expand the station to six crew members for the first time.