Crews of STS-120 (in red) and Expedition 16 (in blue) in the Harmony node of the International Space Station, 31 October 2007. 
Top row, left-right: Dan Tani, Scott Parazynski, Doug Wheelock
Middle row: Stephanie Wilson, Pam Melroy (STS-120 Commander), Paolo Nespoli
Bottom row: Clayton Anderson, Peggy Whitson (Expedition 16 Commander), Yuri Malenchenko, George Zamka

Crews of STS-120 (in red) and Expedition 16 (in blue) in the Harmony node of the International Space Station, 31 October 2007. 

Top row, left-right: Dan Tani, Scott Parazynski, Doug Wheelock

Middle row: Stephanie Wilson, Pam Melroy (STS-120 Commander), Paolo Nespoli

Bottom row: Clayton Anderson, Peggy Whitson (Expedition 16 Commander), Yuri Malenchenko, George Zamka

Yuri Malenchenko, Peggy Whitson and Dan Tani in the Zvezda Module of the ISS, Christmas Day 2007.

Yuri Malenchenko, Peggy Whitson and Dan Tani in the Zvezda Module of the ISS, Christmas Day 2007.

Peggy Whitson undertakes an EVA during Expedition 16, November 2007

Peggy Whitson undertakes an EVA during Expedition 16, November 2007

Peggy Whitson undergoes a suit leak check a few days before her launch to the ISS, where she would serve as Commander of Expedition 16.

Peggy Whitson undergoes a suit leak check a few days before her launch to the ISS, where she would serve as Commander of Expedition 16.

distant-traveller:

First woman to command the International Space Station

In this image from Jan. 30, 2008, Expedition 16 commander Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station, participates in a seven hour, ten minute spacewalk. During the spacewalk, Whitson and astronaut Daniel Tani, flight engineer, replaced a motor at the base of one of the station’s solar wings.

Image credit: NASA

distant-traveller:

First woman to command the International Space Station

In this image from Jan. 30, 2008, Expedition 16 commander Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station, participates in a seven hour, ten minute spacewalk. During the spacewalk, Whitson and astronaut Daniel Tani, flight engineer, replaced a motor at the base of one of the station’s solar wings.

Image credit: NASA

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ISS Expedition 16 crew

ISS Expedition 16 crew

Pam Melroy (left), Commander of STS-120, is welcomed aboard the ISS by Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson, 25 October 2007 - the first time two female mission commanders were in space at the same time.

Pam Melroy (left), Commander of STS-120, is welcomed aboard the ISS by Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson, 25 October 2007 - the first time two female mission commanders were in space at the same time.

After several months living in space, one can get rather lonely….

After several months living in space, one can get rather lonely….

Anyone else think Sergei Volkov looks like Ralf Little?

Anyone else think Sergei Volkov looks like Ralf Little?

via spaceflight.nasa.gov STS-124 & Expedition 17 crews, June 2008 featuring @ShuttleCDRKelly & @Astro_Ron

via spaceflight.nasa.gov STS-124 & Expedition 17 crews, June 2008 featuring @ShuttleCDRKelly & @Astro_Ron