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gagarin cosmonaut training center

gagarin cosmonaut training center

Next ISS Crew Meets Media, Pays Homage at Red Square

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Expedition 32 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Suni Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency participated in traditional ceremonies at Red Square in Moscow on June 22, 2012, laying flowers at the Kremlin Wall and touring the Kremlin as they paid tribute to iconic Russian space heroes. The ceremony is part of traditional activities conducted in advance of their launch to the International Space Station on July 15. Prior to that, they fielded questions from the media at their training base at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, outside Moscow.