Expedition 29 Preflight (201111140002HQ)

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    The Soyuz TMA-22 rocket is seen at the Soyuz launch pad during a snow storm the morning of the launch of Expedition 29 to the International Space Station at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

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    1. Adam Sheikh 30 months ago | reply

      Meanwhile in Russia...

    2. Aiko, Thomas & Juliette+Isaac 30 months ago | reply

      now what if all that snow gets into the engines :)

    3. t knouff 30 months ago | reply

      What an incredibly surrealistic scene, shooting off rockets in a blizzard !

    4. Gem Images 30 months ago | reply

      And the Shuttle could not handle even frost?

    5. SouthernBreeze 30 months ago | reply

      Yeah, Gem... when I saw the shot in online space news, I was thinking the same thing. Y'know... those Russian engineers don't fool around. They're not mamby-pamby wimps. Rough, rugged... The Foxbat was designed the same way. It's almost as tough as the American A-10 Warthog.

    6. SleepingBear 30 months ago | reply

      We're DEFINATELY not in Kansas , toto !

    7. Salvatore Lo Faro 30 months ago | reply

      Magnifica !!!!!!!!!!!!!
      Windsurf argentato.     4a

    8. anjoyplanet 29 months ago | reply

      Dantesque ;-)

    9. a.perilli 29 months ago | reply

      Very interesting shot!

    10. Sigurd R 29 months ago | reply

      Proper James Bond feeling to this one!

    11. castro.ricardo50 29 months ago | reply

      the typical winter on kazakhstan

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