December 11, 2010. Baikonur launch site,
branch office of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-20 transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
In the assembly/test building 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 made a check inspection of the spacecraft in the launch configuration
and got acquainted with equipment to be delivered and returned to the ground.