Stock Photo - At their crew quarters in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, the prime and backup crewmembers for the next flight to the International Space Station pose for pictures on April 7, 2008 following the traditional crew news conference on the eve of the launch. From left to right are South Korean spaceflight participant So-yeon Yi, Expedition 17 Commander Sergei Volkov, Flight Engineer Oleg Kononenko, South Korean backup spaceflight participant San Ko, backup Commander Max Surayev and backup Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka. Volkov, Kononenko and Yi are scheduled to launch to the station on the Soyuz TMA-12 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on April 8 and arrive at the ISS on April 10 to begin what will be six months in space for Volkov and Kononenko. Yi will be in space nine days on the complex, returning to Earth with two of the Expedition 16 crewmembers currently on the station. Victor Zelentsov
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