The Winter Olympic torch has blasted into space as Russia prepares for the Winter Games in Sochi next year.
A Soyuz rocket is delivering the torch to the International Space Station.
It blasted off at 04:14:25 GMT from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
They’ll be handing over the torch to fellow cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky, who are already on the orbiting station, then they go on a spacewalk on Saturday.
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