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Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin
Cosmonauts Await New Expedition 36 Crewmates

ISS036-E-004749 (29 May 2013) -- Like hosts standing in a parlor waiting for company on the way, Expedition 36 Commander Pavel Vinogradov (left), and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin, seen in the Rassvet Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM1) of the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, prepare to greet the second three-person component of a six-member crew. On the other side of the hatch are NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russia's Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano. The three flight engineers were launched earlier in the day aboard the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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