More astronaut optimism, less everything else.
From the NASA Image HQ Flickr account:
Expedition 54 flight engineer Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) speaks with family and friends after having his Russian Sokol suits pressure checked ahead of the Soyuz launch to the International Space Station Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket will send Kanai, Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, and flight engineer Scott Tingle of NASA on a five month mission aboard the International Space Station. Photo Credit: (NASA/GCTC/Andrey Shelepin)