Photos: Space Station's Expedition 37/38 Mission in Pictures

Olympic Rings at Soyuz Launch Pad

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Olympic rings are seen at the Soyuz launch pad shortly after the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket was erected into position on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Soyuz TMA-11M Rocket at Launch Pad

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket, adorned with the logo of the Sochi Olympic Organizing Committee and other related artwork, as the service structure arms are raised into position at the launch pad on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Helicopter Approaches Soyuz Rocket

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is seen after being erected into position at the launch pad on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Nov. 7 and will send Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Soyuz Rocket Erected at Baikonur Cosmodrome

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is erected into position after being rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Engineer Works on Soyuz Rocket

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An engineer works on the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket shortly after it arrived at the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Train Rolls Out Soyuz Rocket

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Soyuz Rocket Rolls Out by Train

NASA/Bill Ingalls

This image shows the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket, adorned with the logo of the Sochi Olympic Organizing Committee and other related artwork, as it is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Security Guards Soyuz Rocket Rollout

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Security monitors the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket as it is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Train Rolls Out Soyuz TMA-11M Rocket to Launch Pad

NASA/Bill Ingalls

This photo shows the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket as it is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Nov. 7 and will send Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Soyuz Launch Pad in Early Morning Light

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Soyuz Launch Pad is seen in the early morning prior to the Soyuz TMA-11M rocket being rolled out to the launch pad by train on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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