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What started out as a late night launch last Wednesday for a trio of spacemen and an Olympic Torch, ended today after the successful return to Earth of three different astronauts along with the Torch that will light the Olympic flame at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia next February.
With three crew members from Expedition 38 arriving at the ISS on Thursday morning, three of thesix-member Expedition 37 crew are slated to return to earth.
Three International Space Station crew members took their Soyuz for a spin around the block Friday as they prepare for the extremely busy final week of Expedition 37.
With a trio of new crew members scheduled to depart for the International Space Station in a matter of days, the three Expedition 36 crewmates currently on board the orbiting base spent much of this past week disassembling exercise equipment and working on science-related hardware.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.