Three Radio Amateurs to launch to ISS

On Wednesday, December 21 three radio amateurs will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) for a 6 month stay.

NASA astronaut Don Pettit KD5MDT, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko RN3DX and Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers, PI9ISS continue preparations for their planned Soyuz launch to the ISS on on December 21 at 0816 EST (1316 GMT).

The SpaceFlightNow web site posted a photo album of the ISS Expedition 30 crew this week during inspections and fit checks in the seats:
http://spaceflightnow.com/station/exp30/111209fitcheck/

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