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November 20, 2013
At Yuri Gagarin’s museum at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 33/34 Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy (center, front row) signs a commemorative book September 25, 2012 as his crewmates, Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin (right, front row), NASA Flight Engineer Kevin Ford (left, front row) and backup crewmembers Alexander Misurkin, Pavel Vinogradov and Chris Cassidy of NASA (left to right in the rear) look on. Ford, Tarelkin and Novitskiy are the homestretch of their training for launch October 23 to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on their Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft. The trio will spend five months on the orbital outpost.NASA/Stephanie Stoll

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