Tag : Tabor
title : Russian Astronaut Will Take Gospels with Him on 'Tabor' Crew to International Space Station
summary : Sergey Ryzhikov, an upcoming Russian member of the new International Space Station crew, said he is going to take "the Gospels, icons, letters from his relatives and stones from Mount Tabor" with him in the Sept. 23 trek. At a press conference this week in the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Ryzhikov also said the crew is called "Tabor" after the holy mount in Israel where Christ was supposed to transfigure 40 days before the crucifix.
date : Sep 04, 2016 10:18 AM EDT