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Soyuz Rocket Launches 'Express' Trip to Space Station (Photos)

Hadfield Snaps Shot of Soyuz Launch

Canadian Space Agency/Chris Hadfield (Cmdr_Hadfield)

Residents of the International Space Station had a unique perspective when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three new space station crewmembers blasted off within eye shot of the orbiting outpost as it started its journey to the station on March 28, 2013. [Read the Full Story on how the image was made]

Expedition 35 Launch

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 35 crew members to the International Space Station launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, March 28, 2013 (ET). [Full Story]

Soyuz Makes its Approach to the International Space Station

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An International Space Station camera caught sight of the Soyuz space capsule as it made its approach to the orbiting outpost on March 28, 2013. [Full Story]

Space Station from Soyuz

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The International Space Station comes into view for the crew of a Spacecraft on March 28, 2013. [Full Story]

Expedition 35 Crew: All Together Now

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The six-man crew of the Expedition 35 on the International Space Station wave after meeting on March 28, 2013, following the first-ever one-day launch and docking of a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Expedition 35 Launch

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz TMA-08M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, March 29, 2013 carrying Expedition 35 Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov, NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin to the International Space Station. Their Soyuz rocket launched at 2:43 a.m. local time. [See full story.]

Expedition 35 Launch

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz TMA-08M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, March 29, 2013 carrying Expedition 35 Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov, NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin to the International Space Station. Their Soyuz rocket launched at 2:43 a.m. local time. [See full story.]

Expedition 35 Crew Family Watches Docking

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Friends and family members of NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin watch as the Soyuz TMA-08M crew arrived at the International Space Station on March 28, 2013, after an accelerated one-day trip. [Full Story]

Expedition 35 Launches to International Space Station

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The Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 35 crew members to the International Space Station launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, March 28, 2013 (ET). [Full Story]

Expedition 35 Launches to International Space Station

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The Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 35 crew members to the International Space Station launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, March 28, 2013 (ET). [Full Story]

Expedition 35 Launches to International Space Station #2

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The Soyuz rocket carrying Expedition 35 crew members to the International Space Station launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, March 28, 2013 (ET). [Full Story]

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