Space Station Crew Talks About Upcoming Mission


The New International Space Station crew including Russia's Mikhail Tyurin, U.S. Richard Mastracchio and Japan's Koichi Wakata are expected to deliver the Sochi Olympic torch into space, talked about the upcoming space expedition in Russia.

Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata said, "It's my first time to launch and to come back to Earth on a Soyuz spacecraft and I am very much looking forward to it. For six months it is going to be a very busy time and I look forward to working different days every day."

And, American Rick Mastracchio added, "I've been to the station three times already, but each time was only for a very short duration, only two weeks to help to build the space station, so I am most looking forward to on this is to live, learn how to live onboard of space station."

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