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Photo-jsc2011e048505
International Space Station Imagery
Expedition 28 prime and backup crew members
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JSC2011-E-048505 (27 May 2011) --- At the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, the Expedition 28 prime and backup crew members participate in the traditional flag raising ceremony May 27, 2011 as part of their preparations leading to launch of NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, flight engineer; Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, Soyuz commander and flight engineer; and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, flight engineer, on June 8 (Kazakhstan time) on the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft to the International Space Station. From left to right are Fossum and his backup, NASA's Don Pettit, Volkov and his backup, Oleg Kononenko, and Furukawa and his backup, Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
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