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Photo-jsc2011e048506
International Space Station Imagery
Mike Fossum, Don Pettit and Sergei Volkov
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JSC2011-E-048506 (27 May 2011) --- At the Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum (left), Expedition 28 flight engineer, and his backup, NASA's Don Pettit (center) raise the American flag May 27, 2011 as they and their other crew members participate in traditional ceremonies leading to the launch of Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, Soyuz commander and flight engineer; and Japan Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, flight engineer, on June 8 (Kazakhstan time) on the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft to the International Space Station. Also seen is Volkov (right) preparing to raise the Russian flag. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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