langue en NASA - 03/05/2019

Next ISS crew heads to launch site

After participating in traditional ceremonies at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 40/41 Soyuz Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency, NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency departed for the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to complete training for their May 29 launch to the International Space Station. Also making the trip were backup crew members, Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Terry Virts of NASA and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency.