Expedition 32 Departs for Baikonur

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A new trio of Expedition 32 flight engineers, NASA astronaut Suni Williams, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, departs the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, for the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 2, 2012 to begin two weeks of pre-launch preparations. They are set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft July 14 and dock to the station on July 17.