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September 9, 2011
The STS-116 and Expedition 14 crewmembers share a meal in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station. Pictured in the foreground are astronauts Nicholas J. M. Patrick (left), STS-116 mission specialist; Michael E. Lopez-Alegria (center top), Expedition 14 commander and NASA space station science officer; and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Reiter (right), STS-116 mission specialist. Pictured in the background are cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin (left), Expedition 14 flight engineer representing Russia's Federal Space Agency; European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Christer Fuglesang, STS-116 mission specialist; Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer; Joan E. Higginbotham, Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., both STS-116 mission specialists; and William A. (Bill) Oefelein, STS-116 pilot. Astronaut Mark L. Polansky, STS-116 commander, is out of frame.

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