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Photos: Space Station's Expedition 32 Mission

Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka

NASA

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, Expedition 32 commander, participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) to continue outfitting the International Space Station. The image was taken on Aug. 20, 2012.

Astronauts in the Cupola

NASA

NASA astronauts Sunita Williams and Joe Acaba (center), along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide, all Expedition 32 flight engineers, are pictured in the International Space Station's Cupola following the rendezvous with the unpiloted Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3). This image was taken July 27, 2012.

Body Mass Measurement Device

NASA

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a body mass measurement device (BMMD) in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station. This image was taken July 27, 2012.

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams in the Cupola

NASA

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, is pictured in the Cupola of the International Space Station during rendezvous operations with the unpiloted Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3). This image was taken July 27, 2012.

TORU Docking System Controls

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Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka (right), Expedition 32 commander; along with cosmonauts Yuri Malenchenko (left) and Sergei Revin, are pictured near the manual TORU docking system controls in the Zvezda Service Module. This image was taken July 28, 2012.

Soyuz Rocket Launches to Orbit: Expedition 32

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz TMA-05M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday, July 15, 2012 carrying Expedition 32 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide to the International Space Station.

Crew Members Attend Ceremonies

NASA/Victor Zelentsov

The prime and backup crew members for Expedition 32 attend ceremonies outside their Cosmonaut Hotel in Baikonur, Kazakhstan July 4, 2012 following the raising of U.S., Russian, Japanese and Kazakh flags outside their crew quarters as part of the prelaunch activities leading up to the launch of the next crew to the International Space Station. This image was released on July 4, 2012.

EVA Planning Session

NASA

Flight Crew participate in a space station EVA planning and preparation session in an International Space Station mock-up/trainer in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center. This image was taken March 13, 2012.

Expedition Group Photo

NASA

Expedition 31/32/33 crew members pose for a group photo in an International Space Station mock-up/trainer in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center. This image was released on Jan. 17, 2012.

Expedition 32 Soyuz Rocket Rollout

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft is rolled out by train on its way to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Thursday, July 12, 2012.

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