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ISS008-S-001 (August 2003) --- This emblem represents the eighth long-duration expedition to the International Space Station. The banner encircling the Earth, as a stylized figure 8, combines the flags of the partner nations represented by the crew. The International Space Station is portrayed above the Earth in its assembly complete configuration. The names of the two crewmembers, Michael Foale and Alexander Kaleri, are depicted in the border. The NASA insignia design for Station space flights is reserved for use by the crewmembers and other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize. Public availability has been approved only in the form of illustrations by the various news media. When and if there is any change in this policy, which is not anticipated, such will be publicly announced.



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The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed):
  • Michael Foale
  • Alexandr Kaleri
  • Expedition 8
  • List of International Space Station Expeditions