Expedition 10 Preflight

NASA/Bill Ingalls2004-10-04


Washington, DC, United States

Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Science Officer Leroy Chiao, right, Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Salizhan Sharipov donned their launch and entry suits and climbed aboard their Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft Friday, October 5, 2004, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a dress rehearsal of launch day activities leading to their liftoff October 14 to the International Space Station. Chiao and Sharipov, the first crew of all-Asian extraction, will spend six months on the Station. Shargin will return to Earth October 24 with the Stations' current residents, Expedition 9 Commander Gennady Padalka and NASA Flight Engineer and Science Officer Mike Fincke. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)


  • Title: Expedition 10 Preflight
  • Creator: NASA/Bill Ingalls
  • Date Created: 2004-10-04
  • Location: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
  • Rights: HQ
  • Album: cshenton

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