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Expedition 23 Launch
04.02.10
20100402002hq -- Three Expedition 23 crew members
20100402002hq (2 April 2010) --- Three Expedition 23 crew members wave farewell from the bottom of the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Friday, April 2, 2010. Cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (bottom of steps), Soyuz commander and Expedition 23 flight engineer; and Mikhail Kornienko, flight engineer, along with NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, flight engineer, launched in their Soyuz TMA-18 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on April 2, 2010 at 10:04 a.m. (Kazakhstan time) Photo credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi

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201004020004hq -- Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft + View high-resolution
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201004020004hq (2 April 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-18 rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, April 2, 2010 carrying three Expedition 23 crew members to the International Space Station. Onboard were Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, Soyuz commander and Expedition 23 flight engineer; and Mikhail Kornienko, flight engineer, along with NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, flight engineer. Launch occurred at 10:04 a.m., Kazakhstan time. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls/Carla Cioffi


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201004020001hq (2 April 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-18 rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, April 2, 2010 carrying three Expedition 23 crew members to the International Space Station. Onboard were Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, Soyuz commander and Expedition 23 flight engineer; and Mikhail Kornienko, flight engineer, along with NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, flight engineer. Launch occurred at 10:04 a.m., Kazakhstan time. Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi