June 29, 2011
The crews of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and International Space Station (ISS) interrupt work aboard the newly installed Destiny laboratory to pose for an in-flight joint group portrait. In front are (from the left) cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev, Expedition One flight engineer; astronaut William M. (Bill) Shepherd, Expedition One mission commander; and Yuri P. Gidzenko, Soyuz commander. The shuttle crew is made up of (from the left) astronauts Mark L. Polansky, pilot; Kenneth D. Cockrell, mission commander; and Marsha S. Ivins, Robert L. Curbeam and Thomas D. Jones, all mission specialists. Krikalev and Gidzenko represent the Russian Aviation and Space Agency.
Topics: Yuri Gidzenko, Expedition 1, Sergei Krikalyov, Mark L. Polansky, William Shepherd, STS-106, Russian Federal Space Agency, Human spaceflight, Astronaut, Spaceflight, NASA