NASA astronaut Anne McClain (from left), Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency successfully blasted into space on Monday morning.
The hatch was opened at 1:37 a.m. (1940 GMT; 2:40 p.m. EST) while the station was flying over the southern coast of Yemen.
Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev, who is now onboard the space station, are also scheduled for a spacewalk to examine the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft from the outside.
It is the first attempt to send astronauts to space after a mission in October that saw two crew members only narrowly escape after being forced to make an emergency landing just minutes after take-off.
They successfully docked at the ISS on schedule at 1736 GMT to begin an expected six and a half months aboard the ISS, the Russian Roscosmos space agency said via Twitter.
Russian Federation suspended all manned space launches pending an investigation before giving the green light November 1. They managed to emerge safely despite the harrowing ordeal.
Russian space officials took measures to prevent the repeat of such a rocket failure.
Russian Federation said last month the October launch had failed because of a sensor damaged during assembly at the Baikonur cosmodrome, but insisted the spacecraft remained reliable.
He said Ovchinin and Hague would be on board, along with NASA's Christina Koch.
The accident in October was the first aborted crew launch for the Russian space program since 1983, when two Soviet cosmonauts safely jettisoned after a launch pad explosion.
Russian space officials took measures to prevent the repeat of such a rocket failure. Since the October mishap, four successful unmanned Soyuz satellite launches have been conducted to clear the path for the crew's launch on Monday.
Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, is now the only organisation transporting astronauts to the ISS after Nasa ended its space shuttle flights in 2011.
The SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft will launch on Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station will carry over 5,800 pounds of critical research and supplies for the incoming crew.
George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol
The picture was posted on Twitter by Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath, along with the caption: "Mission complete". On Wednesday a memorial service for friends and family members will be held at Washington National Cathedral.
Manchester City facing Champions League ban
Further allegations claimed City were cut a favourable FFP settlement when they were punished for overspending by UEFA in 2014. The inquiry is due to conclude "very soon" and is expected to recommend charges against the club.
The arrest comes as Usman Khawaja prepares with the Australia squad in Adelaide ahead of Thursday's first Test against India. Mr Willing said: "We regret the circumstances which led to him being charged and the time he subsequently spent in custody".
He claims he was discriminated against, and the tribunal will now decide if veganism should be protected in law. If Mr Casamitjana succeeds in his hearing, the consequences for vegans could be life-changing.
Un tweet assez proche avait été publié par notre mamie du Cantal à la fin du mois d'octobre: " Bonsoir les jeunes. "Bisous. ". Le problème, c'est que ce n'est pas le premier tweet de ce genre que l'on voit passer sur le compte de Georgette. ".
Kylian Mbappe was named victor of the Kopa Trophy for young player of the year at the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday. The Ballon d'Or is the prize every top footballer hopes to win 1 day - the title of the best footballer in the world.
There has been disgruntlement among many fans about the level of transfer funds available to the club's manager Rafa Benitez. Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says he is "hopeful" the club will be sold to "an owner that will please everybody".
BMO and Imperial Oil released statements saying they are concerned about cuts and that it could put a huge dent in GDP next year. United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney said he expects prices to stabilize and start bouncing back quickly.
I don't even know what I did, but I just remember sprinting back so we were ready for the [Everton] break. The days of rolling over and being frightened have gone, I only see improvement in this Everton team.
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer Has Decided To Retire
And, of course, Meyer beat hated rival MI all seven times he faced them, including the last three with Jim Harbaugh as head coach. That record includes a 65-15 run with the Gators and an 82-9 mark with Ohio State entering the Rose Bowl against Washington.
Enquête sur un viol présumé à Paris — Gilets jaunes
Le suspect a alors été " sérieusement molesté " par le groupe de manifestants avant d'être dénoncé auprès des forces de l'ordre. Il a été placé en garde à vue puis déféré au tribunal en attendant une probable mise en examen.
Cameron Smith survives wobble to win Australian PGA
But he is fully aware how hard that will be, having already played with and against Smith for three consecutive weekend rounds. He did what he needed to do making birdies coming in (three on the back nine) and I didn't (one).