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Astronaut and Cosmonauts Honored
09.24.10
201009230007hq -- Ceremony recognizing NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and Russian cosmonauts Valery Korzun and Gennady Padalka
201009230007hq (23 Sept. 2010) --- Distinguished guests look on during a ceremony in which NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and Russian cosmonauts Valery Korzun and Gennady Padalka were recognized for their achievements in space flight on Sept. 23, 2010 in Jhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Whitson, Korzun and Padalka were in Jhezkazgan in preparation for the Expedition 24 Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft landing. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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201009230009hq (23 Sept. 2010) --- Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, left, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, center, and Russian cosmonaut Valery Korzun are seen in traditional Kazakh dress during a ceremony where they were recognized for their achievements in space flight on Sept. 23, 2010 in Jhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Padalka, Whitson, and Korzun were in Jhezkazgan in preparation for the Expedition 24 Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft landing. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls