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Space Station's Expedition 34 Mission in Photos

Expedition 34 Crew Landing

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Kevin Ford, Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin (left to right) are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, March 14, 2013 after a stay on the International Space Station.

Canada's First ISS Commander Chris Hadfield

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (left) accepts command of the International Space Station from NASA astronaut and out-going station commander Kevin Ford, March 13, 2013.

Dragon Flying Over Africa

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule flies over sub-Saharan Africa on its way to the International Space Station on March 3.

Chris Hadfield with the Dragon

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield poses with SpaceX's Dragon capsule after it docked successfully with the space station.

Chris Hadfield and the Dragon

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

Chris Hadfield took a self portrait with SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it approached the International Space Station before Docking.

Dragon Above Mount Etna

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

SpaceX's Dragon capsule flies high above Sicily's Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.

Robotic Arm Latching on to Dragon

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

The robotic arm on the International Space Station latched on to the front of SpaceX's Dragon unmanned capsule to dock it with the station.

Dragon Captured by Space Station Robotic Arm

Chris Hadfield / Canadian Space Agency

SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday (March 3).

ISS Astronauts Participate in NASA's Google+ Hangout

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Astronauts Kevin Ford, Chris Hadfield and Tom Marshburn communicate with social media users in NASA's Google+ Hangout on Feb. 22, 2013.

Astronaut Marshburn Demonstrates Zero-g Maneuvering

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NASA Astronaut Marshburn demonstrates how he can orient himself in a zero-g environment without touching anything aboard the ISS. The Google+ Hangout took place on Feb. 22, 2013.

ISS Astronauts Floating Away After Google+ Hangout

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Astronauts (L to R) Marshburn, Ford and Hadfield float free aboard the International Space Station at the conclusion of the Google+ Hangout on Feb. 22, 2013.

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