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Mission Photos: Expedition 29 to the International Space Station

Nighttime Image Taken by Expedition Crew 29 Member

NASA

This is one of a series of nighttime images photographed by one of the Expedition 29 crew members from the International Space Station. It features Central and Eastern Europe, extending from the Netherlands to Hungary and Italy to northern Poland. Overall, the view includes the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Poland, and Hungary. When the photo was taken on Oct 2, 2011, the station was over Corsica.

Aurora Australis Taken by Expedition 29 Member

NASA

This is one of a series of nighttime images photographed by one of the Expedition 29 crew members from the International Space Station on Sept. 18, 2011. It features the Aurora Australis, airglow, and parts of the southwest Tasman Sea. The light reflection seen originates from inside the spacecraft. Nadir coordinates are 47.94 degrees south latitude and 150.20 degrees east longitude.

Fossum Spacewalk During STS-135

NASA

This is a medium close-up view of NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Expedition 28 flight engineer, as he participates in the July 12 six and a half hour spacewalk on the International Space Station.

Fossum Prepares for Spacewalk

NASA

NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Expedition 28 flight engineer, checks out tools in the International Space Station's Quest airlock prior to the July 12, 2011, spacewalk he performed outside the docked station and space shuttle Atlantis with station crewmate Ron Garan (out of frame). A short time later, NASA astronauts Garan and Fossum, with a great deal of support from crewmates inside the shirt sleeve environment of the spacecraft, joined forces to complete some needed chores during the six and half hour spacewalk.

Soyuz Launches With New Expedition 28/29 Crew

NASA TV

The Soyuz carrying NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa lifts off at 4:12 p.m. EDT (2012 GMT) on June 7, 2011.

Expedition 28 - Mike Fossum, Satoshi Furukawa & Sergei Volkov

NASA/Victor Zelentsov

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum (left), Expedition 28 flight engineer; cosmonaut and Soyuz commander Sergei Volkov (center) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, flight engineer, pose for pictures outside their Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft.

Astronauts Fossum, Volkov, Furukawa

NASA

NASA astronaut Mike Fossum (center), with Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov (background) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, participate in an advanced cardiac life support training session in an International Space Station mock-up/training facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Expedition 28/29 Soyuz Crew

NASA/Victor Zelentsov

At the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum (left), Expedition 28 flight engineer; cosmonaut and Soyuz commander Sergei Volkov (center) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa pose for pictures on June 3, 2011 in front of the Soyuz booster in the integration facility.

Soyuz TMA-02M Spacecraft to Launch Expedition 28 Crew

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft is seen at the launch pad after being raised into vertical position on June 5, 2011, at the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 28 Soyuz commander Sergei Volkov of Russia, NASA flight engineer Mike Fossum and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) flight engineer Satoshi Furukawa is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2011.

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