SHL_3220
August 20, 2015
Categories: ESA, ISS, Roscosmos, Russia, Soyuz, Space

On August 20 the cosmonauts raised flags of the countries taking part in Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft launch. This traditional ceremony symbolizing final stage of prelaunch preparations took place on #17 pad in front of Cosmonaut hotel.
Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Volkov, Oleg Skripochka and Sergey Prokopiev raised the flag of Russia, ESA astronauts Andreas Mogensen and Thomas Pesquet – flag of Danmark and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov – the flag of Kazakhstan.

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