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Photo-201311070017hq
International Space Station Imagery
Koichi Wakata, Mikhail Tyurin and Rick Mastracchio
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201311070017hq (7 Nov. 2013) --- Expedition 38 Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, left, Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, second from left, and Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA prepare to receive the traditional blessing from a Russian Orthodox priest at the Cosmonaut Hotel prior to their launch on the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station, Nov. 7, 2013, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Tyurin, Wakata and Mastracchio will launch in their Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft to the International Space Station to begin a six-month mission. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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