Mission to Space Station: Expedition 36 Crew Photos

Expedition 36 Patch

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The dynamic design of the Expedition 36 patch portrays the International Space Station's (ISS) iconic solar arrays.

Astronauts Participate in Routine Training

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, both Expedition 36/37 flight engineers, participate in a routine operations training session in an International Space Station mock-up/trainer in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image taken Sept. 12, 2012.

Expedition 36 Food Tasting

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Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin (left), Expedition 36 flight engineer and Expedition 37 commander; along with Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov (center), Expedition 35 flight engineer and Expedition 36 commander, and Alexander Misurkin, Expedition 35/36 flight engineer, participate in a food tasting session in the Habitability and Environmental Factors Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image taken Aug. 1, 2012.

Emergency Scenario Training Session

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, participates in an emergency scenario training session in an International Space Station mock-up/trainer in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image released Sept. 19, 2012.

Astronaut Luca Parmitano in EVA Training

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European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, gets help donning a training version of his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit in preparation for a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image released Jan. 8, 2013.

Expedition 36 Crew Members Sit Together

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Expedition 36 Crew members take notes at a table.

Flight Training on a T-38 Jet

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NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman (front seat), Expedition 40/41 flight engineer; and Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, are photographed as they prepare for an out and back exercise in a NASA T-38 trainer jet from Ellington Field near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image taken Sept. 10, 2012.

Have Spacesuit, Will Travel: Karen Nyberg

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, poses with the Russian Sokol spacesuit she will wear during her trip to the International Space Station. Liftoff set for May 28 (EDT), 2013.

Nyberg, Parmitano and Yurchikhin Get Ready

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NASA's Karen Nyberg, the European Space Agency's Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on May 28, 2013. Image released May 17, 2013.

Karen Nyberg Inside Soyuz

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NASA's Karen Nyberg sits in the Soyuz spacecraft that is scheduled to launch her and two other astronauts to the International Space Station on May 28. Image released on May 17, 2013

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