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Photos: Private Space Traveler Richard Garriott, a 'Man on a Mission'

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

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The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Oct. 12, 2008 carrying a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS).

Soyuz TMA-13 Launch

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Oct. 12, 2008 carrying a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS).

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Oct. 12, 2008 carrying a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS).

Space Tourist, Astronauts to Dock at Station

This still from a camera inside the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft show American space tourist Richard Garriott, son of former NASA astronaut Owen Garriott, as he launches toward the International Space Station with the Expedition 18 crew from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Oct. 12, 2008.

New Crew, Space Tourist Arrive at Space Station

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The Soyuz TMA-13 carrying space tourist Richard Garriott and the new Expedition 18 crew approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 14, 2008.

Astronaut's Son Reboots Dad's Work in Orbit

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Second-generation space explorer Richard Garriott arrives onboard the space station.

Richard Garriott and Greg Chamitoff

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NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff (left), Expedition 17/18 flight engineer, and American spaceflight participant Richard Garriott pose for a photo in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station.

Space Tourist Settles in Aboard Station

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Space tourist Richard Garriott poses for a photograph while storing a protein crystal growth experiment during his October 2008 flight to the International Space Station.

Richard Garriott ingress the Earth-facing port

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Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov (right), NASA astronaut Michael Fincke (center), Expedition 18 flight engineer and commander, respectively; and American spaceflight participant Richard Garriott ingress the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station's Zarya module after arriving onboard the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft.

Latest Space Tourist Gets His Money's Worth

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The Expedition 17 and 18 crews aboard the International Space Station participate in a news conference on Oct. 20, 2008.

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