There has been an instance of cooperation between the US and Russia with the docking of the Soyuz spacecraft at the ISS, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow over the invasion of Ukraine.
The multinational NASA and SpaceX quartet blasted off before dawn from Cape Canaveral. The crew are led by Germany-born Jasmin Moghbeli and will stay on board the International Space Station for six months.
The first female Arab astronaut to go to space has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). Rayyanah Barnawi is one of two Saudis on Axiom Space's second private mission, which took off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the US on Sunday.
The latest four-member crew to reach the International Space Station includes two US astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and an astronaut from the UAE.
The new rescue ship was launched uncrewed, carrying only supplies for the three astronauts. It is expected to dock with the International Space Station in the next two days.