Expedition 45 With Visiting Crew Launch to the International Space Station

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Expedition 45 With Visiting Crew Launch to the International Space Station.

Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergey Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos) launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft on Sept. 2, Kazakh time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station.

Volkov will spend six months on the station while Mogensen and Aimbetov will be on board the station for just eight days. The footage also includes the crew's pre-launch activities and post-launch interviews with Michael Suffredini, NASA ISS Program Manager; William Gerstenmaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations; Jan Woerner, ESA Director General; and Esben Lunde Larsen, Minister for Higher Education and Science, Denmark.

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