Expedition 35 Meet the Media & Pay Homage at Red Square in Moscow

Expedition 35/36 Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin fielded questions from the news media at their training base at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, outside Moscow on March 7 as part of traditional pre-launch activities before their departure March 16 to their launch site in Kazakhstan. After the news conference, the prime and backup crews 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. Vinogradov, Cassidy and Misurkin are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on March 29, Kazakh time. Included in the footage are backup crew members Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazansky and NASA’s Michael Hopkins.

Source: NASA Television

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