Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk, right, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, center, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Frank De Winne of Belgium, left.
Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk, right, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, center, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Frank De Winne of Belgium, left. Sergey Ponomarev / AP
Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk, right, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko, center, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Frank De Winne of Belgium, left. Sergey Ponomarev / AP

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