As the team is lifted onto a ship during the Aug. 18, 2017 training, ESA's Matthias Maurer is in good spirits.
During the sea survival training, the Shenzhou capsule mock-up is raised back onto the ship by a crain. The two ESA astronauts joined 16 Chinese astronauts for the nine day event.
Prepping for Training
On Aug. 15, 2017, ESA's Cristoforetti prepares for sea survival training atop the Shenzhou capsule mock-up.
ESA's Maurer and his Chinese counterparts pose for photos during a nine day sea survival training off the coastal city of Yantai, China.