David Saint-Jacques

Astronaut Saint-Jacques takes final steps towards journey to spaceflight

His Expedition 56 backup duties completed, David Saint-Jacques watches the launch of his friends

BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN – As the world’s attention was focused on the Expedition 56/57 crew launch here Wednesday, David Saint-Jacques worked quietly to make sure that his crewmates were prepared for their journey to the International Space Station. Among his duties was holding a video camera during suit-up, to document the activities as the crew was sealed in their spacesuits.

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