Expedition 23 Launch Day

Pictured shortly before the launch of the Expedition 23-24 crew in April 2010, Scott Kelly (back left) and Mikhail Kornienko (front right) had already worked extensively together as backup and prime team members. Photo Credit: NASA

Expedition 23 Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson, front left, Expedition 23 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov, front center, and Expedition 23 Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko pose with backup crewmembers NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly of the U.S., back left, Flight Engineer Alexander Samokutyayev of Russia, back center, and Flight Engineer Andrei Borisenko of Russia, prior to the crews’ launch onboard a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station on Friday, April 2, 2010, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)

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