Soyuz space crew heads to ISS

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Russia's Space Agency Chief Vladimir Popovkin greets U.S. astronaut Thomas Marshburn, right, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, center, and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, prior the launch of Soyuz-FG  rocket  at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, pool)

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin successfully launched aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 29.

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