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Soyuz TMA-09M launch. Night-time launch of the Soyuz TMA-09M rocket carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for Expedition 36/37. On board were Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency, and Karen Nyberg of NASA. Yurchikhin, Nyberg, and Parmitano returned from the ISS on 11 November 2013. Photographed on 29 May 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
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