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Photo-jsc2013e048262
International Space Station Imagery
Mikhail Tyurin practices a Soyuz docking
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JSC2013-E-048262 (22 May 2013) --- In the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 backup Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin (center) practices a Soyuz docking on a laptop simulator May 22 as he and his backup crewmates, Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (left) and Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA look on. The trio is serving as backups to Karen Nyberg of NASA, Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Fyodor Yurchikhin, who are preparing for their 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

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 05/22/2013
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