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American, Canadian, and Russian Spaceflyers Launch to Space Station

Expedition 34 Flight Engineer Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency (left), Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko (center) and NASA Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn (right) are scheduled to launch Dec. 19 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

Chris Hadfield at ISS

Chris Hadfield entered the International Space Station on Dec. 21. The Canadian astronaut reached it on board the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft from Russia. He is the first Canadian to ever command the station.