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Suited Up for Soyuz Launch
Suited Up for Soyuz Launch

201311070039hq (7 Nov. 2013) --- Seated left to right, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA are seen along with backup crew members, standing behind them, from left, Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency, Russian cosmonaut Max Suraev and Reid Wiseman of NASA, as they prepare to have their Russian Sokol suits pressure checked a few hours ahead of their launch, Nov. 7, 2013, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Tyurin, Wakata and Mastracchio will launch in their Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft to the International Space Station to begin a six-month mission. Photo credit: NASA/GCTC/Irina Peshkova

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