Soyuz TMA-09M Spacecraft
Soyuz Reflected in Astronaut's Sunglasses

201305260020hq (26 May 2013) -- The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is seen reflected in the glasses of Expedition 36 backup Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan on May 26, 2013. The launch of the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station, with Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineers Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Karen Nyberg of NASA, is scheduled for Wednesday May 29, Kazakh time. Yurchikhin, Nyberg and Parmitano, will remain aboard the station until mid-November. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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