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Photo-jsc2013e028653
International Space Station Imagery
Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata
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JSC2013-E-028653 (6 May 2013) ---At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, backup Expedition 36/37 crew member Rick Mastracchio of NASA signs in for qualification exams May 6 as he, Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (far left) and Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin support the prime crew members preparing for launch to the International Space Station. The prime crew, NASA's Karen Nyberg, Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft on May 29, Kazakh time, for a five-month mission. Photo credit: NASA

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 05/06/2013
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