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Chris Cassidy and Michael Hopkins
Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Michael Hopkins

JSC2013-E-017259 (17 March 2013) -- NASA's prime and backup crew members for Expedition 35/36 share a quiet moment March 17 during a systems dress rehearsal called a "fit check" at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy (left), Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin are preparing for launch to the International Space Station from Baikonur on March 29, Kazakh time. Cassidy's backup, Michael Hopkins (seated), is scheduled to launch to the station in September. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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