Photos: Upcoming Space Station Crew Participates in Traditional Pre-Launch Events

The crew of Soyuz MS-08, Commander Oleg Artemyev and Flight Engineers Drew Feustel & Ricky Arnold, along with their backups, participate in traditional pre-launch activities in Moscow including the traditional visit to Red Square and the final formal press conference before launch before departing for the Baikonur Cosmodrome for the final two weeks of launch preparations. Soyuz MS-08, the first of four crewed Soyuz missions in 2018, is targeting a two-day rendezvous with the International Space Station to deliver the second half of the Expedition 55 crew to their home in space.

All Photos: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center