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Crew of Russian Commercial Mission to ISS Answers Questions in Preflight News Conference

18 Sep 2021, 16:51 UTC
Crew of Russian Commercial Mission to ISS Answers Questions in Preflight News Conference
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Soyuz ISS-66 crew members: actress Yulia Peresild, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and film director Klim Shipenko. (Credit: Roscosmos)

MOSCOW (Roscosmos PR) — A pre-flight press conference of the main and backup crews of the ISS-66 Expedition took place at the Cosmonaut Training Center. Journalists, bloggers, social media users from all over the world sent many questions to them. The event was held online in cooperation with TASS, Roscosmos State Corporation, Channel One and the Yu.A. Gagarin.

Recall that the main crew of ISS-66: Hero of the Russian Federation, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, film director Klim Shipenko, and actress Yulia Peresild. Their understudies are Hero of the Russian Federation, Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemiev, cameraman Alexei Dudin, and actress Alena Mordovina.

Representatives of the creative professions go on a short expedition into orbit and must return to Earth with the ISS-65 flight engineer Oleg Novitsky. ISS-66 crew commanders underwent training under a program providing for six-month work in space. Oleg Artemyev has two space missions on his account so far, Anton Shkaplerov is preparing for his fourth expedition into orbit.

Answering the question of journalists, how will the next flight differ from the previous ones, the commander of the ISS-66 prime crew ...

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