Expedition 33/34 Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin of the Russian Fedearl Space Agency and NASA Flight Engineer Kevin Ford conducted qualification training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, Sept. 20 and 21 in advance of their final approval for launch to the International Space Station. Novitskiy, Ford and Tarelkin are scheduled to fly to the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Oct. 2 to prepare for their Oct. 15 liftoff in the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft. Also featured in the footage are backup crew members Pavel Vinogradov, Alexander Misurkin and NASA's Chris Cassidy.
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