KAZAKHSTAN-RUSSIA-JAPAN-USA-ISS-SPACE-OLY-2014-RELAY : News Photo

KAZAKHSTAN-RUSSIA-JAPAN-USA-ISS-SPACE-OLY-2014-RELAY

Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (L), Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin (C) and US astronaut Rick Mastracchio undergo a space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur. AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (L), Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin (C) and US astronaut Rick Mastracchio undergo a space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur. AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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November 07, 2013
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