December 3, 2010. Baikonur launch site,
branch office of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
Primary (Dmitriy Kondratiev
(Roscosmos, Russia), Paolo
Nespoli (ESA, Italy) and Catherine
Coleman (NASA, USA)) and backup (Anatoliy
Ivanishin (Roscosmos, Russia), Satoshi
Furukawa (JAXA, Japan) and Michael
Fossum (NASA, USA)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-20 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-20 spacecraft acceptance.