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(27 Sept. 2010) --- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the prime and backup crews of Expedition 25 conduct the traditional raising of flags outside their Cosmonaut Hotel crew quarters Sept. 27, 2010. From left to right are Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka raising the Russian flag; NASA astronaut Ron Garan, backup flight engineer, joining NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, prime crew member, to raise the American flag; and Russian cosmonauts Sergei Volkov and Oleg Kononenko (hidden), backup crew members, raising the Kazakh flag. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov

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