July 3, 2012.
Soyuz TMA-05M crews initiated a final training phase
The prime and backup crews for the ISS-32/33 initiated a final training phase in the processing facility.
Yuri Malenchenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Sunita Williams (NASA, USA), Akihiko Hoshide (JAXA, Japan), Roman Romanenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Christopher Hadfield (CSA, Canada) and Thomas Marshburn (NASA, USA) had training sessions onboard the spacecraft, acquainted with the onboard documentation and the content of cargoes launched and also made a fitting of the Sokol-KB space suits and individual liners.
Today a meeting of Technical Management was held where a decision to fill the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft with propellant components and compressed gases was accepted.