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Astronauts climbing into the Soyuz rocket for the Andromede mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The middle astronaut is Claudie Haignere, the first European woman to fly to the ISS. Above her is Victor Afanassiev, and Konstantin Kozeev is below her. The Andromede mission flew between 21st and 31st October 2001, and delivered a new lifeboat spacecraft to the ISS.
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