Monday, June 6, 2011

Expedition 28: Second Group Readies for Flight

Reinforcements for Expedition 28 outside a Soyuz capsule.

Three more crew for Expedition 28 get ready for their flight this week to the ISS. In the picture you'll see astronaut Mike Fossum (left) then cosmonaut Sergei Volkov, and on the right is Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa. Volkov will be the Soyuz commander for the flight to the ISS. They will join Commander Andrey Borisenko, Alexander Samokutyaev, and American Ronald Garan who are already manning the station. The Soyuz flight should take place Tuesday, with a docking at the station on Thursday.

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