Article Photos: US-Russian crew blasts off for space station 6/8

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-08M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station  (ISS), blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Friday, March 29, 2013. The Russian rocket carries Russian cosmonauts Alexander Misurkin, Pavel Vinogradov and U.S. astronaut Christopher Cassidy (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)