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Russian cosmonaut Elena V. Kondakova. Elena Vladimirovna Kondakova (born 1957) in her launch and entry suit during final, pre-launch preparations for mission STS-84. Kondakova was the mission specialist on STS-84, the sixth docking of the NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis with the Russian Space Station Mir (15-24th May 1997). Kondakova previously lived on the Russian space station as the flight engineer of the 17th main mission (4th October 1994 to 9th March 1995). Photographed in the Operations and Checkout Building, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.
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