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Space crew approved

Space crew approved
The State commission has named the crew that will head for the International Space Station on Saturday. Space tourist Charles Simoni will join Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov in the trip to the ISS.

Three space walks and around 50 experiments are to be held during the mission.

Simoni will spend 12 days in space before returning to Earth.