November 28, 2018

On November 27, open training of the main and backup crews of the “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft took place at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko, Alexander Skvortsov and astronauts David Saint-Jacques, Anne McClain, Luca Parmitano, Andrew Morgan worked out a manual approach of the “Soyuz” spacecraft to the ISS, studied the on-board documentation and prepared for the factors of space flight, using special simulators.

After training, NASA astronaut Anne McClain planted a personal tree on the Cosmonauts Alley, following an existing tradition, before her first flight.

The launch of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft is scheduled for December 3.

The broadcast will be available on the Roscosmos website www.roscosmos.ru and in the social networks.

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