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Photo-jsc2013e088067
International Space Station Imagery
Soyuz TMA-10M
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JSC2013-E-088067 (19 Sept. 2013) --- In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft hovers behind the third stage of a Soyuz rocket Sept. 19 prior to its encapsulation into the booster. Standing in the midst of other Soyuz rocket components being prepared for future flights, the Soyuz spacecraft will be moved to its launch pad Sept. 23 for final preparations for launch Sept. 26, Kazakh time, to carry Expedition 37/38 Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins of NASA, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy, both with Russia's Federal Space Agency, into orbit for the start of a five and a half month mission on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 09/19/2013
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