Blessing ceremony at cosmodrome launch pad

An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing at the launch pad where the Soyuz FG rocket booster and the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft have been prepared for take off. The launch is scheduled for July 7, 2016 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing at the launch pad where the Soyuz FG rocket booster and the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft have been prepared for take off. The launch is scheduled for July 7, 2016 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Marina Lystseva/TASS
The launch is scheduled for July 7, 2016 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing at the launch pad where the Soyuz FG rocket booster and the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft have been prepared for take off. The launch is scheduled for July 7, 2016 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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