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At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft (right) is readied for its encapsulation into the upper stage of its Soyuz booster (left) July 8, 2012 in advance of its rollout to the launch pad July 12 and the launch of its occupants, Expedition 32/33 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency July 15 for a four-month mission on the International Space Station.

 

NASA/Victor Zelentsov

 

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Taken on July 8, 2012