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Expedition 37/38 Crew

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 04:18 PM


New Station Trio Begins Qualification Exams for Soyuz Launch

At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, the Expedition 37/38 prime crew members begin a round of qualification exams for their launch to the International Space Station later this month. NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy are in the final weeks of training for their scheduled launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft on Sept. 25 (Sept. 26, Kazakhstan time).

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:51 PM


Expedition 37/38 Visits Red Square

Expedition 37/38 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins and their backups, Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos and Steve Swanson of NASA participated in traditional ceremonies at Red Square in Moscow, laying flowers at the Kremlin Wall and touring the Kremlin as they paid tribute to iconic Russian space heroes. Kotov, Hopkins and Ryazanskiy are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Sept. 26, Kazakh time.

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