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International Space Station Imagery
Expedition 27 and paper cranes
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ISS027-E-007888 (27 March 2011) --- In honor of those affected by the Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake in Japan, Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev (center), Expedition 27 commander; European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli and NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, both flight engineers, are pictured with paper cranes (origami craft) which they folded to be placed in the Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-2). The HTV2 is scheduled to be released by the International Space Stationís robotic arm at 11:45 a.m. EDT on March 28, and re-enter Earthís atmosphere on March 29, 2011.

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