International Space Station (ISS) crew member Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is seen in the capsule of the Soyuz rocket November 7, 2013 in this still image taken from NASA TV footage. A three-man ... more 
International Space Station (ISS) crew member Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is seen in the capsule of the Soyuz rocket November 7, 2013 in this still image taken from NASA TV footage. A three-man crew successfully blasted off into space with the Olympic torch on Thursday, ready to take it on its first space walk in what they said would be a "spectacular" showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. REUTERS/NASA TV (KAZAKHSTAN - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SPORT OLYMPICS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS less 
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