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10/31/2001 Chkalovsky air field, Star City.
The Russian-French visiting crew have returned to the Star City near Moscow.
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10/23/2001 Korolev, Moscow Region.
During the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft docking Moscow MCC-M was attended by the Prime Minister of the French Government Lionel Jospin, Ambassador of France to Russian Federation Claude Blanchemaison, Yu. N. Koptev, General Director of Rosaviakosmos, Yu. P. Semenov, Technical Director of Russian Manned Space Programs, General Designer of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and other officials.
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10/21/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Today at 12 hours 59 minutes 35 seconds Moscow Summer Time, the Russian Soyuz TM-33 manned transport vehicle was launched by the Souyz-U rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome.
Commander of Soyuz TM-33 crew, V.M. Afanasiev reports to the Chairman of the State Committee V.V. Alaverdov.
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10/20/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The Interstate Commission meeting was held with the aim to approve the following makeup of the Soyuz TM-33 crews. The prime crew: Viktor Afanasiev, Commander; Konstantin Kozeev, Flight Engineer and Claudie Haignere, Flight Engineer.
The back-up crew: Sergei Zaletin, Commander; Nadezhda Kuzhelnaya, Flight Engineer.
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10/19/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site.
The Soyuz-U - Soyuz TM system was erected on the launcher.
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10/18/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Integration of the encapsulated Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in Launch Vehicle Assembly and Testing Facility.
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At 15 hours Moscow time the Intergovernmental Commission and Technical Management Meeting was held at which it was decided that on October 19, 2001 the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft would be rolled out from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site.
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10/17/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Soyuz TM-33 was inspected and accepted by the crew. The spacecraft was accepted with no comments.
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The encapsulated Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was transferred from Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility to Launch Vehicle Assembly and Testing Facility for general assembly.
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10/16/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The second Russian visiting crews to the ISS consisting of V. Afanasiev, K. Kozeev and C. Haignere (prime crew) and S. Zaletin, N. Kuzhelnaya (backup crew) arrived to the launch site to immediate training for the flight to the ISS scheduled on October 21.
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10/15/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was completed.
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Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was completed.
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Final operations Soyuz TM-33 processing was completed.
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10/11/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Soyuz TM-33 filling was completed.
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10/10/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
In the cosmonaut preparation room.
Russian cosmonauts V.Afanasiev, K.Kozeev and ESA's French astronaut C.Haignere during a fit-check of the space suits and individual seat liners.
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A training session of the second Russian visiting crew to ISS in the assembly and testing facility, summarizing results of the first day of training at the Cosmodrome and taking a picture as a memento.
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10/09/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The second Russian visiting crews to the ISS consisting of V.Afanasiev, K.Kozeev and C. Haignere (prime crew) and S.Zaletin, N.Kuzhelnaya (backup crew) arrived to Krainii airport at Baikonur.
The Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft is scheduled to be launched on October 21, 2001.
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ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew