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Space Station Photos: Expedition 37 Mission In Orbit (Gallery)

Soyuz TMA-10M Crew Waves Farewell

NASA/Carla Cioffi

American astronaut Mike Hopkins (center) and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov (bottom) and Sergey Ryazanskiy wave just before boarding their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft during a launch to the International Space Station on Thursday, Sept. 26 from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Liftoff occurred at 2:58 a.m. local time, 4:58 p.m. EDT Sept. 25. [Read the Full Story Here]

Soyuz Heads to Earth with Expedition 35/36 Crew

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The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft is seen departing the International Space Station's Poisk Mini-Research Module 2 (MRM2) as it heads toward a remote landing area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Sept. 11, 2013 (Kazakhstan time).

Expedition 37: Russian Guard at Baikonur Cosmodrome

NASA/Carla Cioffi

A Russian security guard is seen at sunrise on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for September 26 and will send Expedition 37 Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins and Russian Flight Engineer Sergei Ryazansky on a five and a half-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Expedition 37: Soyuz Rollout

NASA/Carla Cioffi

The Soyuz rocket is seen in Building 112 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome as it waits to make its way to the launch pad, on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in Kazakhstan.

Expedition 37: Base of Soyuz Solid Rocket Boosters

NASA/Victor Zelentsov

The base of the Soyuz solid rocket boosters are seen at Building 112 on the Baikonur Cosmodrome, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Sept. 26 and will send Expedition 37 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov, NASA Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins and Russian Flight Engineer Sergei Ryazansky on a five and a half-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Luca Parmitano Trains for Expedition

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European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, participates in an electrical power system training session in the Space Station Training Facility in the Jake Garn Simulation and Training Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Fyodor Yurchikhin at Space Station Training Facility

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Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, Expedition 36 flight engineer and Expedition 37 commander, participates in an electrical power system training session in the Space Station Training Facility in the Jake Garn Simulation and Training Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Michael Hopkins Preps for Flight

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NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, Expedition 37/38 flight engineer, prepares for a flight in a NASA T-38 trainer jet at Ellington Field near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Nyberg and Ryzansky Take Part in Emergency Scenario Training

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36/37 flight engineer; and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryzansky, Expedition 37/38 flight engineer, participate 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.

Expedition 37: Karen Nyberg Floats in Unity Node

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 37 flight engineer, poses for a photo while floating freely in the Unity node of the International Space Station.

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