Status Report

Photo Report: ISS Expedition 14 Crew and Visiting Crew 11 Arrive at Baikonur Cosmodrome

By SpaceRef Editor
September 5, 2006
Filed under , , ,

September 2, 2006. Baikonur Cosmodrome

The prime crew (M.V. Tyurin (Russia), M. Lopez-Alegria (USA), A Ansari (USA)) and the backup crew (Y.I. Malenchenko (Russia) and P. Whitson (USA) of Soyuz TMA-9 transport vehicle arrived to Baikonur cosmodrome. At the airport they were met by N.N. Sevastyanov, S.P. Korolev RSC Energia President, General Designer and other Corporation managers.

The crew commanders reported to Nikolai Sevastyanov about their readiness for preflight trainings. From September 4 through September 18 the cosmonauts and astronauts will have to accomplish trainings and accept Soyuz TMA-9 space vehicle.

Click on image to enlarge

640x426 (65696 bytes)640x426 (65196 bytes)

640x426 (79496 bytes)640x426 (61273 bytes)

SpaceRef staff editor.