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Photo-jsc2004e19910
International Space Station Imagery
Expedition 9 prime and backup crew members
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JSC2004-E-19910 (15 April 2004) --- The flags of all three crewmember’s countries fly outside the Cosmonaut Hotel after European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andre Kuipers of the Netherlands; astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer and flight engineer; cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Expedition 9 mission commander; cosmonaut Salizhan S. Sharipov Russia’s Federal Space Agency backup flight engineer; ESA backup astronaut Gerhard P. J. Thiele of Germany, and astronaut Leroy Chiao, NASA backup commander, raised them during a ceremony at the Cosmonaut Hotel, Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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