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Tourist and crew dock at ISS

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A space tourist from the US has followed in the footsteps of his astronaut father by reaching the International Space Station after a two-day journey from Earth.

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft carrying Richard Garriott and two crewmates docked successfully with the ISS a few minutes ahead of schedule.

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