Soyuz Expedition 40 Press Conference

In this handout frm NASA, the Soyuz TMA-13M rocket is launches with Expedition 40 Soyuz Commander Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency (ESA), and Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA, onboard May 28, 2014 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Suraev, Gerst and Wiseman will spend the next five and a half months aboard to the International Space Station.
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