Mission to Space Station: Expedition 36 Crew Photos

Five Expedition 36 Crew Members


Five of the six Expedition 36 crew members are pictured in the International Space Station's Kibo laboratory during a daily planning conference. Pictured from bottom left are European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, both flight engineers; Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov, commander; NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, both flight engineers. Photo released Aug. 23, 2013.

Cancelled Spacewalk Aftermath


Astronaut Luca Parmitano re-enters the International Station following the cancellation of a spacewalk on July 16, 2013.

Spacesuit Helmet Water Leak Test


Water fills the empty spacesuit helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano in an Aug. 27, 2013 test of the faulty spacewalking gear, which forced NASA to abort a July 16 spacewalk for safety reasons. The water leak confirmation will help NASA engineers devise repair methods for the spacesuit.

Nyberg’s ‘Sewing Space’ on ISS

Karen L. Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Astronaut Karen Nyberg tweeted this photo of her “sewing space” aboard International Space Station. “Spending a little Saturday afternoon down time in my ‘sewing space,’” she tweeted on Aug. 3, 2013.

Astronaut Nyberg and Robonaut 2 in a Moment of Levity

Karen Nyberg (via Twitter as @AstroKarenN)

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Karen Nyberg indulges in a moment of levity with Robonaut 2. Image tweeted on June 28, 2013.

Astronaut Nyberg Washes Her Hair in Space

NASA/Karen Nyberg

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg shows how she washes her hair in space in this still from a video recorded on the International Space Station and uploaded online on July 9, 2013.

Italian Astronaut Luca Parmitano: Astronaut Astrophotographer


Inside the Cupola, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, an Expedition 36 flight engineer, eyeballs a point on Earth some 250 miles below him and the International Space Station before pinpointing a specific photo target of opportunity. He holds a digital still camera, equipped with a 400mm lens. Image taken on June 2, 2013.

Expedition 36 Crew to Return to Earth


Expedition 36 undocks Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. In the bottom half of this photo are (l to r) Pavel Vinogradov of Russia's Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Karen Nyberg of NASA and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos. In the top half of the photo are (l to r) Flight Engineers Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency, Chris Cassidy of NASA, and Roscosmos Flight Engineer Fyodor Yurchikhin. This photo was taken on June 8, 2013.

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