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NASA's Virts hands over command of ISS to Russia's Padalka

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 01:00

Commander Terry Virts of NASA hands over command of the International Space Station to cosmonaut Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Commander Terry Virts from the U.S. space agency NASA handed over command of the International Space Station (ISS) to Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency on Wednesday (June 10). The handover paves the way for Virts and Flight Engineers Samantha Cristoforetti of ESA (European Space Agency) and Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency to end their 199 days in space. The crew will undock from the ISS on Thursday (June 11) and are expected to land in Kazakhstan at 1343 GMT.

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NASA's Virts hands over command of ISS to Russia's Padalka

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 01:00