July 11, 2011
Astronaut Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., Expedition Three mission commander, wearing a Russian Sokol suit, is seated in the Soyuz spacecraft that is docked to the International Space Station (ISS). Culbertson and two cosmonauts , who came up to the orbital outpost onboard the Space Shuttle Discovery with the crew of the STS-105 mission, will be replacing astronauts Susan J. Helms and James S. Voss and cosmonaut Yury V. Usachev as residents on the ISS. His Expedition Three crew mates are cosmonauts Vladimir N. Dezhurov and Mikhail Tyurin, flight engineers. This image was taken with a digital still camera.
Topics: Yury Usachov, Vladimir Dezhurov, Mikhail Tyurin, Susan J. Helms, Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., James S. Voss, Shuttle–Mir Program, Expedition 3, Spaceflight