MAKS-2013
August 28, 2013
Categories: GCTC, ISS, MAKS, Roscosmos, Russia

For the first time in world history Roscosmos arranged direct communication session with Russian crew members of the ISS at MAKS-2013 Airshow, – Roscosmos spokesman reported to RiA-Novosti.

“Today the Airshow saw 15-minutes long communication session with the ISS, such sessions will take place every day till the end of the Airshow (September 1)”, – the spokesman stated.

In course of the Tuesday session Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin answered the questions of 3 of 18 winners of “Best question to the cosmonauts” competition organized by Roscosmos and Gagarin Cosmonauts Training Centre (GCTC).

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