This picture of NGC 3521 (the Bubble galaxy) was selected as the backdrop image for the official International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 30 crew portrait for the crew of Soyuz TMA-22. From left to right: Roscosmos flight engineer Anton Shkaplerov, NASA astronaut and Expedition 30 commander Dan Burbank and Roscosmos flight engineer Anatoli Ivanishin. Image credit: NASA and International Space Station partners

ISS Expedition 30 Crew Portrait

Featuring the image of NGC 3521 (the Bubble galaxy) as the back drop.

Expedition 30 began with the Soyuz TMA-02M undocking in November 2011. Three new crew members arrived shortly thereafter on Soyuz TMA-03M.
Soyuz TMA-22
Crew: Dan Burbank, Anatoly Ivanishin, Anton Shkaplerov
Launch: Nov. 14, 2011
Docking: Nov. 16, 2011
Landing: March 2012
Soyuz TMA-03M
Crew: Oleg Kononenko, Andre Kuipers, Don Pettit
Launch Target: Dec. 26, 2011
Docking: Dec. 28, 2011
Landing: May 2012

Commander Dan Burbank

Flight Engineer Oleg Kononenko

Flight Engineer Anatoly Ivanishin

Flight Engineer André Kuipers

Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov

Flight Engineer Don Pettit

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