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Photo-jsc2006e11344
International Space Station Imagery
Soyuz TMA-8 spacecraft and its booster rolled out to the launch pad on March 28, 2006
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JSC2006-E-11344 (28 March 2006) --- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-8 spacecraft and its booster rolled out to the launch pad on March 28, 2006, for final pre-launch preparations. The Soyuz will blast off on March 30, 2006, (Kazakhstan time) to carry cosmonaut Pavel V. Vinogradov, Expedition 13 commander; and astronaut Jeffrey N. Williams, NASA International Space Station science officer and flight engineer; to the International Space Station for a six-month mission and astronaut Marcos Pontes, Brazilian Space Agency Soyuz crew member who will spend 10 days aboard the International Space Station under an agreement with the Russian Federal Space Agency. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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