Soyuz TMA-22 Spacecraft LauchNov 16, 2011
With the NASA Space Shuttle program confined to the vaults of space travel history the Russian Soyuz rockets are one of the few ways to get into space these days. Even American astronauts have become cosmonauts, and who would have thought that when the space race began in the 50's and 60's. Join TotallyCoolPix on Facebook and Twitter or join our Flickr Group.
An Orthodox priest conducts a service in front of the Soyuz TMA-22 sitting on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome November 12, 2011, ahead of the spacecraft's trip to the International Space Station (ISS) on November 14. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov