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ISS Expedition Crews 40 And 41 Practice For Space Launch In Baikonur, Kazakhstan

May 22, 2014

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 40/41 Soyuz Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency and their backups, Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Terry Virts of NASA and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency participated in a variety of activities from May 15-22 as they prepared for the launch of Suraev, Wiseman and Gerst to the International Space Station on May 29, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft. The footage includes the crew’s arrival in Baikonur, a dress rehearsal fit check in their Soyuz spacecraft and other crew-related activities.

Credit: NASA



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