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Astronaut Karen Nyberg With Soyuz
Astronaut Karen Nyberg With Soyuz

JSC2013-E-048419 (24 May 2013) -- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA boards the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft in the Integration Facility May 24 in support of the final "fit check" dress rehearsal by the prime and backup crews. Nyberg and her crewmates, Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia's Federal Space Agency and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are preparing for launch May 29, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz to begin a 5 ½ month mission on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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