Article Photos: US-Russian crew blasts off for space station 2/8

U.S. astronaut Christopher Cassidy, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station (ISS), waves prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/ Shamil Zhumatov, Pool)