Photo Report: ISS Expedition 21 Primary and Backup Crews Enter Final Training Phase

Status Report From: RSC Energia
Posted: Monday, September 21, 2009

September 18, 2009. S.P. Korolev Baikonur Branch Office, Baikonur Cosmodrome

The primary and backup crews of the ISS Expedition 21 have entered into their final training phase in the processing facility.

Jeffrey Nels Williams (NASA, USA), Maxim Viktorovich Suraev (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Guy Laliberte (Canada), Shannon B. Walker (NASA, USA), Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Barbara McConnel Barrett (USA) have inspected the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft, tried on Sokol-KV spacesuits and customized contoured couches, went through the on-board documentation and the launch manifest.

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