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International Space Station Imagery
Alexander Gerst, Max Suraev and Reid Wiseman
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JSC2013-E-090727 (22 Oct. 2013) --- At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 38/39 backup Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency (left side of the trio standing at right), backup Soyuz Commander Max Suraev (center) and backup Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman (far right) pay tribute at the statue of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to fly in space, during a ceremony Oct. 22, 2013. The three are backing up the prime crew, Expedition 38/39 Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA, Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin, who are scheduled to launch Nov. 7, Kazakh time, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on the Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft for the start of a six-month mission on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA

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