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Astronaut Luca Parmitano Signs Mural
Astronaut Luca Parmitano Signs Mural

JSC2013-E-048423 (24 May 2013) -- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency signs a mural depicting a Soyuz rocket launch in the Korolev Museum May 24. The museum visit followed the final "fit check" dress rehearsal before launch of the three crew members. Parmitano, along with NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin 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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