Space station crew swells to 13 with shuttle team
Shuttle Endeavour astronauts floated aboard the International Space Station on Friday, swelling its crew to a record 13 and marking the start of an ambitious 11-day construction mission.
It was the first time representatives from all five of the primary station partners -- the United States, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada -- were together in orbit.
Space Shuttle, Station Dock: 13 Astronauts Together
Thirteen's a crowd. In space, it's the largest crowd ever assembled in one place.
NASA STS-127 Mission Information