Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Crescent Moon Over Kazakhstan

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

The crescent moon rises in the early morning hours shortly before the Soyuz rocket is rolled out to the launch pad Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz is scheduled to launch on March 26, 2009, carrying Expedition 19 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barrett to the International Space Station, along with spaceflight participant Charles Simonyi.

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