The first visiting crew consisting of Talgat Musabaev,
Yuri Baturin, and Dennis Tito, having completed an 8-day
mission to the International Space Station and landed in
the Soyuz TM-31 descent vehicle on the territory of Kazakhstan
Republic, have returned to Moscow.
The airplane carrying the crew landed at Chkalovsky air
field near Moscow on May 6, 2001 at 17:50 Moscow Summer
At the air field the crew was met by Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Kazakhstan to Russian
Federation T.A.Mansurov; Technical Manager of Russian manned
space program, S.P.Korolev RSC Energia Designer General,
member of the Russain Academy of Sciences Yu.P.Semenov;
Chairman of the State Committee lieutenant-general V.A.
Grin; head of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center colonel-general
P.I.Klimuk, representatives of the industry, Rosaviacosmos,
RF Ministry of Defense, families and friends of the cosmonauts.