June 30, 2011
Cosmonaut Yuri P. Gidzenko, now a member of the STS-102 crew, on Discovery's flight deck. Lake Nasser, in Egypt, can be seen through the overhead flight deck window in the background. Gidzenko, representing Rosaviakosmos, had been onboard the International Space Station (ISS) since early November 2000. The photograph was taken with a digital still camera.
Topics: Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Yuri Gidzenko, Multi-Purpose Logistics Module, Expedition 1, Russian Federal Space Agency, International Space Station