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In this handout image provided by NASA, Expedition 33/34 crew... News PhotoBaikonur,Blessing,Crew,Cultures,Exploration,Horizontal,Image,International Space Station,Kazakhstan,Kevin A. Ford - Astronaut,Morning,NASA,People,Priest,Receiving,Religion,Russian Federal Space Agency,Russian Orthodox,Science and Technology,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Taking Off,TyuratamPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 NASABAILONUR, KAZAKHSTAN - OCTOBER 23: In this handout image provided by NASA, Expedition 33/34 crew members, Flight Engineer Kevin Ford of NASA (L), Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy, and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin of ROSCOSMOS (R), receive the traditional blessing from a Russian Orthodox priest at the Cosmonaut Hotel on the morning of their Soyuz launch to the International Space Station on October 23, 2012, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket will send Ford, Novitskiy and Tarelkin on a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)