The state Corporation “Roscosmos” has been rescheduled manned expedition to the ISS from 27 to 17 December at the request of NASA, to employees to be able to celebrate Christmas. This is reported by “Izvestia“.
It is clarified that NASA has been asked to complete all the missions until 25 December, when the U.S. begin the Christmas holidays.
As a result of migration to the crew of the spacecraft “Soyuz MS-07” will have a longer flight to the station — two days instead of several hours. The orbit will go international crew consisting of Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, U.S. astronaut Scott Tingle and Japanese astronaut Kanai of Noriega.
“If one of the parties have their own ideas for changing the schedule runs or the need to deliver cargo into orbit, it will consult with the other partner countries in the ISS project, requests. Nothing unusual in this. And we adapt to the requests of Americans, and they adapt to us if necessary”, – said academician of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics. K. E. Tsiolkovsky Alexander Zheleznyakov.