langue en NASA - 03/05/2019

Olympic Torch Completes Longest Relay in History

As the XXII Winter Olympic Games begin in Sochi, Russia, the athletes who compete must turn their eyes to the sky to see how far the torch that is lighting the Olympic flame has traveled. The symbol of peace, friendship, hope and understanding among the nations participating in the Olympic Games traveled by car, plane, reindeer, train and by a Russian Soyuz rocket that ferried it to the International Space Station, itself a symbol of peaceful international cooperation.