Expedition 5 Photoarchive
11/10/2002 Korolev, Moscow region
The International Space Station (ISS) fourth visiting crew (VC-4) - the Russians: Sergey Zaletin and Yuri Lonchakov
and the Belgian: Frank de Winne - returned with the space vehicle Soyuz TM-34 landing module upon the 11-days flight program.
Today in the afternoon the VC-4, returned at night to the Earth upon the ISS flight program completion, have arrived
to the Chkalovsky Aerodrome of Moscow region.
11/01/2002 Korolev, Moscow region
The Russian newly-modified Soyuz TMA-1 manned space transportation
vehicle docked to the International Space Station.
10/30/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
at 6 hours 11 minutes 11 seconds Moscow Time (3:11:11 a.m.
GMT), the Russian Soyuz TMA manned transport vehicle was
launched by the Souyz-FG rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome.
of Soyuz TMA-1 crew, Sergei V. Zaletin reported to the Co-chairman
of the State Board Nikolai F. Moiseev about the crew readiness
for the flight.
from the Cosmonauts Training Hall
10/29/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
State Board meeting was held with the aim to approve the
following makeup of the Soyuz TMA-1 crews. The prime crew:
Sergei Zaletin, Commander; Frank De Winne, Flight Engineer
and Yuri Lonchakov, Flight Engineer.
The back-up crew: Yuri Lonchakov, Commander; Alexander Lazutkin,
10/28/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMА-1
spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing Facility
to launch site. The Soyuz-FG - Soyuz TMA system was erected
on the launcher.
10/27/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
In the LV processing facility, the orbital module was integrated with the launch vehicle.
At 15 hours Moscow time, a meeting of the State Board and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made
to roll out the launch vehicle carrying Soyuz TMA-1 to the launch pad.
10/26/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
The fourth visiting crew inspected Soyuz TMA-1 in its launch
configuration in the processing facility.
Orbital module of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, containing
Soyuz TMA-1 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft
processing facility to the launch vehicle processing facility
10/25/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
S. Zaletin, Yu. Lonchakov and A.Lazutkin, and Belgian ESA
astronaut F. De Winne, members of the prime and backup crews
of the fourth Russian visiting crew mission to the ISS,
arrived to the launch site to immediate training for the
flight to the ISS scheduled on October 30.
10/24/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TMA-1 spacecraft was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TMA-1 spacecraft was
10/23/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
Fueled Soyuz TMA-1 was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
10/22/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
At 10 hours Moscow time, a meeting of the Technical Management was held which made a decision to proceed with Soyuz TMA-1 filling.
10/17/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
Members of the prime and backup crews of the fourth Russian visiting crew mission to the ISS had training sessions and
fit checks in Soyuz-TMA-1 spacecraft.
from the Cosmonauts Preparation Room
from the Assembly and Testing Facility
10/16/2002 Baikonur cosmodrome
Cosmonauts S. Zaletin, Yu. Lonchakov and A.Lazutkin, and
Belgian ESA astronaut F. De Winne, members of the prime
and backup crews of the fourth Russian visiting crew mission
to the ISS, arrived to Baikonur to have training sessions
and fit checks in Soyuz-TMA-1 spacecraft.
08/09/2002 Korolev, Moscow area.
The forth Russian visiting crew (VC-4) to the International
Space Station is in progress.
During the acceptance tests of the hardware, which is planned
to be uploaded by Progress M1-9 cargo vehicle to the Station
in the frame of the Odissea project in September 2002 the
training sessions of Russian cosmonauts S.V.Zaletin and
Yu.V.Lonchakov and ESA astronaut of Belgian nationality
Frank de Winne being members of the prime and backup crews
in this mission took place.
They were familiarized with the hardware, its upload procedure
and peculiarities of its activation by RSC Energia and ESA