June 30, 2011
Cameras are plentiful in this digital still camera's image of astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS). From the left are cosmonauts Sergei K. Krikalev and Yuri P. Gidzenko of Rosaviakosmos; along with astronauts William M. (Bill) Shepherd, James S. Voss, Susan J. Helms (background) and James. M. Kelly. Shepherd, Gidzenko and Krikalev have been aboard the orbital outpost since early November 2000 and are just days away from return to Earth. Helms and Voss are about to begin a lengthy stay aboard the station as flight engineers. Kelly is pilot for the STS-102 crew.
Topics: Yuri Gidzenko, Sergei Krikalyov, Spaceflight, STS-102, Susan J. Helms, James S. Voss, Expedition 1, Russian Federal Space Agency, Astronaut, Disaster Accident