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  International Space Station - Preparing to Take Shelter

International Space Station - Preparing to Take Shelter
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Uploader comment: ISS030-E-173973 (24 March 2012) --- NASA astronaut Dan Burbank (second left), Expedition 30 commander; along with Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko (left) and Anton Shkaplerov and NASA astronaut Don Pettit, all flight engineers, are pictured in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station as they prepare to move to the appropriate Soyuz vehicles, due to the possibility that space debris could pass close to the station. Burbank, Shkaplerov and Ivanishin sheltered in the Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft attached to the Poisk Mini-Research Module 2 (MRM2) while Kononenko, Kuipers and Pettit took to the Soyuz TMA-03M docked to the Rassvet Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM-1).


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