Stock Photo - At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 4142 backup crew members Scott Kelly of NASA (left), Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos, center) and Mikhail Kornienko of Roscosmos (right) clasp hands as they pose for pictures in front of a Soyuz simulator Sept. 3 at the start of final qualification exams. They are the backups to NASA's Barry Wilmore and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of Roscosmos, who are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Sept. 26, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft for a 5 ½ month mission on the International Space Station. Kelly and Kornienko will launch next March to spend a full year in space.Stephanie Stoll

Stock Photo: At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Expedition 4142 backup crew members Scott Kelly of NASA (left).

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