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Français : L'ingénieur de vol Kononenko photographie le commandant Volkov utilisant la grue Strela qui le tient. Le commandant se trouve sur Pirs et tourne le dos au vaisseau Soyouz. Zarya est vu à gauche et Zvezda à travers le fond de l'image.
English: Flight Engineer Dmitriyevich Oleg Kononenko photographs commander Sergey Alexandrovich Volkov during expedition 17 to the ISS.

Kononenko is at the end of the manual Strela crane operated by the commander. The telescopic crane has a mass of around 45kg. An orange safety lifeline along the length of the boom fastens the crew to the ship.

4 larger parabolic dishes and several smaller ones are part of the Kurs docking system. 2 black and white diamond shaped docking targets, a green periscope and an open extra-vehicular activity hatch can be seen in the image.

The commander stands on the Pirs airlock/docking module and has his back to the Soyuz spacecraft. Zarya is seen to the left and Zvezda across the bottom of the image.
Date 15 July 2008
Author Oleg Dmitriyevich Kononenko, Flight Engineer, Hero of the Russian Federation, Pilot-Cosmonaut of the Russian Federation


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