Expedition 32 Undergos Final Training Outside Moscow


Expedition 32/33 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Suni Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency conducted qualification training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia on June 19 and 20, 2012 in advance of their final approval for launch to the International Space Station. Malenchenko, Williams and Hoshide are scheduled to fly to the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 2 to prepare for their July 15 liftoff in the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft. Also featured in the footage are backup crewmembers Roman Romanenko, Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency and NASA’s Tom Marshburn.

Source: NASA Television



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