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Expedition 36-37 Tree Planting Ceremony
Expedition 36-37 Tree Planting Ceremony

JSC2013-E-048272 (22 May 2013) -- Behind the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (left), Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin (center) and Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA pose for pictures May 22 following a traditional tree-planting ceremony. Nyberg, Yurchikhin and Parmitano are preparing for their launch May 29, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft to begin a 5 ½ month mission on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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