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Expedition 36-37 Crew and Soyuz Rocket
Expedition 36 Crew With Soyuz Rocket

JSC2013-E-048420 (24 May 2013) -- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA (left), Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin (center) of Russia's Federal Space Agency and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency pose for pictures May 24 in front of the first stage engines of their Soyuz rocket in the Integration Facility. The three earlier participated in the final "fit check" dress rehearsal by the prime and backup crews. Nyberg, Yurchikhin and Parmitano are preparing for 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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