June 2, 2011
Cosmonaut Valeri G. Korzun egresses a trainer at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia. Korzun is Mir-24 commander. EDITOR'S NOTE: Since this photograph was taken cosmonauts Korzun and Aleksandr Y. Kaleri were named to replace the original Mir-22 crew. Along with French spationaut Claudie desHayes, the two joined NASA astronaut Shannon W. Lucid onboard the Mir space station in August.