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International Space Station Imagery
Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano flashes a smile
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JSC2013-E-028029 (30 April 2013) --- At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency flashes a smile April 30 as he and his crewmates began final qualification training for their launch to the International Space Station. Parmitano, Karen Nyberg of NASA and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin will launch May 29, Kazakh time, in their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a 5 ½ month mission on the international outpost. Photo credit: NASA

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