June 29, 2011
Six NASA astronauts and two Russian cosmonauts pose for a group portrait representing both shuttle and station crews near the end of several days of joint work aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In front, from the left, are astronauts Kenneth D. Cockrell, STS-98 commander; William M. (Bill) Shepherd, Expedition One commander; and Robert L. Curbeam, STS-98 mission specialist. In the rear, from the left, are cosmonaut Sergei K. Krikalev, Expedition One flight engineer; astronaut Marsha S. Ivins, STS-98 mission specialist; astronaut Mark L. Polansky, shuttle pilot; cosmonaut Yuri P. Gidzenko, Soyuz commander for Expedition One; and astronaut Thomas D. Jones, shuttle mission specialist.
Topics: Yuri Gidzenko, Expedition 1, Sergei Krikalyov, Mark L. Polansky, William Shepherd, Astronaut ranks and positions, Astronaut