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Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg plants a tree
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JSC2013-E-048271 (22 May 2013) --- Behind the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA plants a tree in her name in a traditional ceremony May 22 as backup crew member Mikhail Tyurin (left), prime Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (second from left) and prime Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin look on. Nyberg, Yurchikhin and Parmitano 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

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