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ISS News

Three Expedition 32 crew members to the International Space Station
are scheduled to launch aboard the Soyuz TMA-05M from the Baikonur
Space Center in Kazakhstan on July 15.

Three Expedition 32 crew members to the International Space Station
are scheduled to launch aboard the Soyuz TMA-05M from the Baikonur
Space Center in Kazakhstan on July 15.

The Expedition 32 crew members are NASA astronaut Suni Williams
KD5PLB, cosmonaut Yury Malenchenko RK3DUP and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide KE5DNI.
The trio has been passing tests at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, outside of Moscow.

They will join Expedition 31's NASA astronaut Joe Acaba KE5DAR
and cosmonauts Gennady Padalka RN3DT and Sergei Revin RN3BS on
board the orbiting outpost.

Meanwhile, fellow Expedition 31 members cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko
RN3DX and NASA's Don Pettit KD5MDT and Andre Kuipers PI9ISS will return to Earth on July 1.

A back-up ISS crew was also confirmed on Friday. It includes Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield KC5RNJ/VA3OOG, NASA astronaut Tom
Marshburn KE5HOC and cosmonaut Roman Romanenko (no call at this
time).

Amsat, SpaceDaily.com

PY4MAB – Thu, 2012 – 07 – 05 12:41

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