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International Space Station Imagery
Flight Engineers Luca Parmitano and Karen Nyberg
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JSC2013-E-048266 (22 May 2013) --- In the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Expedition 36/37 Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA focus on a game of checkers May 22 as they and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin (out of frame) prepare 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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