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jsc2014e091108 (30 October 2014) --At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 42/43 Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (left), Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Terry Virts clasp hands for photographers during the second day of qualification exams October 31. The trio is preparing for launch in the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Nov. 24, Kazakh time, for a 5 ½ month mission on the International Space Station...NASA/Stephanie Stoll.

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Taken on October 31, 2014