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International Space Station Imagery
Description: 
JSC2004-E-44243 (4 October 2004) --- The city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, is seen from the aircraft carrying astronaut Leroy Chiao, Expedition 10 commander and NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer, cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov, Russia?s Federal Space Agency flight engineer and Soyuz commander, and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin. The crew will prepare for their launch on the Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft October 14, 2004, to the ISS. Chiao and Sharipov will spend six months on the Station, while Shargin will return to Earth October 23 (U.S.A. time) with cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Expedition 9 commander, and astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, who have been in space since April. Photo Credit: ?NASA/Bill Ingalls?
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Photo-jsc2004e44243
facet_what: 
Earth
facet_what: 
International Space Station (ISS)
facet_where: 
Kazakhstan
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Russia
facet_who: 
Leroy Chiao
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Salizhan Sharipov
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Yuri Shargin
facet_when: 
October 14, 2004
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October 2004
facet_when_year: 
2004
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SPD-SPFLT-Photo-jsc2004e44243
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http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-10/html/jsc2004e44243.html