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May 28, 2014

Yesterday on May 27,2014 State commission on Manned Space Complex flight tests meeting took place in “Cosmonaut” complex at #17 launching pad of Baikonur spaceport. The commission headed by Oleg Ostapenko (Roscosmos Head) approved the main crew of Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft consisting of Maksim Surayev (Roscosmos), Reid Wiseman (NASA), Alexander Gerst ( ESA) and the back-up crew  comprising Anton Shkaplerov (Roscosmos), Samantha Christoforetti (ESA) and Terry Virts (NASA).

After the meeting the cosmonauts of both crews took part in pre-launch press-conference. They told the journalists about their preparations for the launch and what they feel about

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