Preparations for the next expedition to the ISS

Wearing a space suit a crew member of the next expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy, takes part in the preflight preparation at the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on October 10, 2010. The launch of the crew, including Novitskiy, US astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonaut Evgeny Tarelkin, to the International Space Station is scheduled for Oct. 23. Source: AFP / EastNews

Wearing a space suit a crew member of the next expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy, takes part in the preflight preparation at the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome on October 10, 2010. The launch of the crew, including Novitskiy, US astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonaut Evgeny Tarelkin, to the International Space Station is scheduled for Oct. 23. Source: AFP / EastNews

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