New ISS Crew Begins Pre-Flight Exams

Moscow, Russia (RIA Novosti) Nov 25, 2010 The main and the back-up crews of the next mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will begin two-day pre-flight exams on Wednesday, a Russian space official said. The main crew comprises Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyiev, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli and U.S. astronaut Catherine Coleman. Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa and U.S.


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