International Space Station Expedition 39 Crew Members Discuss Upcoming Mission [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

January 24, 2014 12:16 AM

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International Space Station Expedition 39 Crew Members Discuss Upcoming Mission [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Swanson and Skvortsov have both been in space while it will be the first space mission for Artemyev. Swanson previously completed two space shuttle missions and will take over as the Expedition 40 commander in May. Ahead of the March launch, the Expedition 39/40 crew members discussed their upcoming ISS mission with the International Business Times.

Skvortsov was previously an Expedition 23/24 crew member and served as the Expedition 24 commander. Discussing what being a commander entails, Skvortsov said, "As a station commander I have the greatest responsibility of all. Of course, all crew members are professionally prepared but the commander ...

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