Expedition 10 Preflight

NASA/Bill Ingalls2004-10-08


Washington, DC, United States

Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao, center and Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Salizhan Sharipov toured a museum bearing the name of historic Russian rocket designer Sergei Korolev October 9, 2004 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in advance of their liftoff to the International Space Station October 14. The traditional visit included the signing of their names in commemorative books and a wall at the museum, and touring the cottages nearby where Korolev and Yuri Gagarin slept on the eve of Gagarin's launch April 12, 1961 to become the first human in space. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)


  • Title: Expedition 10 Preflight
  • Creator: NASA/Bill Ingalls
  • Date Created: 2004-10-08
  • Location: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
  • Rights: HQ
  • Album: cshenton

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