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The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft blasts off from the Russian leased... News PhotoBaikonur,Exploding,Kazakhstan,Science and Technology,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Space Vehicle,Spaceport,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft blasts off from the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome early on March 29, 2013. A Russian rocket carrying an international crew of US astronaut Christopher Cassidy together with Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin blasted off today without a hitch to the International Space Station (ISS). AFP PHOTO/NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA (Photo credit should read NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)