MOSCOW, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RT's exclusive interview with the ISS crew is part of a special project, #COSMOTREK. Roskosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will talk to RT's Peter Scott in an exclusive interview with the channel on April 21.
RT will air a live broadcast of its exclusive link-up with the International Space Station on Tuesday, April 21. RT journalist Peter Scott will check in with Russian Mikhail Korniyenko and American Scott Kelly, who have recently embarked on the space expedition, at 12:45 pm Moscow time from the RKA Mission Control Center in Russia's Star City, a cosmonaut training center.
During the interview, which will air live on RT, the ISS crew will also take questions from the general public. Viewers can send in their question via multiple social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, using hashtag #Cosmotrek. Questions can also be posted in comments to RT article here http://rt.com/news/250573-rt-live-space-station/.
ISS Expedition 43 crew took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 27, 2015. Kelly, Korniyenko and another Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka joined American Terry Virts, Russian Anton Shkaplerov and Italian Samantha Cristoforetti, the remaining members of the previous expedition, who are scheduled to return to Earth in May.
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