May 26, 2011. Baikonur launch site,
branch office of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
The prime and backup crews for the ISS-28/29 initiated a final training phase in the processing facility.
Michael Fossum (NASA, USA),
Volkov Sergei (Roscosmos, Russia),
Satoshi Furukawa (JAXA, Japan),
Pettit Donald (NASA, USA),
Kononenko Oleg (Roscosmos, Russia)
and Andre Kuipers (ESA, The Netherlands) had training sessions onboard the spacecraft, acquainted
with the onboard documentation and the content of cargoes launched and also made a fitting of the Sokol-KB space suits and individual liners.
Today a meeting of Technical Management was held where a decision to fill the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft with propellant components and compressed gases was accepted.