June 3, 2010. Baikonur launch site,
branch office of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
Primary (Fyodor Yurchikhin
(S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia), Douglas
Wheelock and Shannon Walker
(NASA, USA)) and backup (Dmitriy
Kondratiev (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Katherine
Coleman (NASA, USA) and Paolo
Nespoli (ESA, Italy)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-19 transportation
spacecraft arrived to the Baikonur launch site. At the airport they
were met by members of the State Commission and Technical Management.
Commanders of the crews reported on their readiness for pre-flight training and Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft acceptance.