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10/31/2001 Chkalovsky air field, Star City.
The Russian-French visiting crew have returned to the Star City near Moscow.
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10/23/2001 Korolev, Moscow Region.
During the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft docking Moscow MCC-M was attended by the Prime Minister of the French Government Lionel Jospin, Ambassador of France to Russian Federation Claude Blanchemaison, Yu. N. Koptev, General Director of Rosaviakosmos, Yu. P. Semenov, Technical Director of Russian Manned Space Programs, General Designer of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and other officials.
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10/21/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Today at 12 hours 59 minutes 35 seconds Moscow Summer Time, the Russian Soyuz TM-33 manned transport vehicle was launched by the Souyz-U rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome.
Commander of Soyuz TM-33 crew, V.M. Afanasiev reports to the Chairman of the State Committee V.V. Alaverdov.
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10/20/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The Interstate Commission meeting was held with the aim to approve the following makeup of the Soyuz TM-33 crews. The prime crew: Viktor Afanasiev, Commander; Konstantin Kozeev, Flight Engineer and Claudie Haignere, Flight Engineer.
The back-up crew: Sergei Zaletin, Commander; Nadezhda Kuzhelnaya, Flight Engineer.
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10/19/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site.
The Soyuz-U - Soyuz TM system was erected on the launcher.
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10/18/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Integration of the encapsulated Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in Launch Vehicle Assembly and Testing Facility.
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At 15 hours Moscow time the Intergovernmental Commission and Technical Management Meeting was held at which it was decided that on October 19, 2001 the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft would be rolled out from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site.
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10/17/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Soyuz TM-33 was inspected and accepted by the crew. The spacecraft was accepted with no comments.
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The encapsulated Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was transferred from Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility to Launch Vehicle Assembly and Testing Facility for general assembly.
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10/16/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The second Russian visiting crews to the ISS consisting of V. Afanasiev, K. Kozeev and C. Haignere (prime crew) and S. Zaletin, N. Kuzhelnaya (backup crew) arrived to the launch site to immediate training for the flight to the ISS scheduled on October 21.
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10/15/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was completed.
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Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft was completed.
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Final operations Soyuz TM-33 processing was completed.
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10/11/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
Soyuz TM-33 filling was completed.
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10/10/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
In the cosmonaut preparation room.
Russian cosmonauts V.Afanasiev, K.Kozeev and ESA's French astronaut C.Haignere during a fit-check of the space suits and individual seat liners.
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A training session of the second Russian visiting crew to ISS in the assembly and testing facility, summarizing results of the first day of training at the Cosmodrome and taking a picture as a memento.
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10/09/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
The second Russian visiting crews to the ISS consisting of V.Afanasiev, K.Kozeev and C. Haignere (prime crew) and S.Zaletin, N.Kuzhelnaya (backup crew) arrived to Krainii airport at Baikonur.
The Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft is scheduled to be launched on October 21, 2001.
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09/17/2001 Korolev, Moscow area.
640x480 (62 580 bytes)Following a two-day free flight in near-earth orbit to the International Space Station (ISS), proximity maneuvers, fly-about, stationkeeping and approach, the Russian logistics vehicle-module Progress M-CO1 successfully docked to the ISS having delivered a new Russian module, Docking Compartment Pirs to the Station.
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09/15/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
640x480 (38 875 bytes) At 03:35 Moscow time specialized logistics vehicle-module (LVM) Progress M-CO1 was launched to a near-earth orbit by Soyuz- launch vehicle in accordance with the International Space Station (ISS) assembly program.

 

09/13/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
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The Soyuz-U/Progress M-CO1 Rocket-Space Complex was rolled out from Assembly and Test Building, delivered to the launching area and erected on the launch pad.
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Formation of the joint launching crew and statement of the work schedule for the first launch day.
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09/12/2001 Baikonur cosmodrome.
A meeting of the Intergovermental Commitee and Technical Management was held today. It was decided to roll out the launcher with the Progress M-C01 transport cargo vehicle from the integration and test facility to the launch pad on September 13, 2001.
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08/19/2001 Baikonur launch site
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Progress-M45 spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site.
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In that day the launch vehicle with the Progress-M45 spacecraft was installed on the launching pad. The scheduled scope of the vehicle processing was implemented in accordance with the first launch day work schedule.
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08/17/2001 Baikonur launch site
Prelaunch processing activities to launch the Progress-M45 cargo vehicle to the International Space Station are still going on at Baikonur cosmodrome.
Progress-M45 cargo vehicle has been integrated with the launch vehicle in Launch Vehicle Assembly and Testing Facility.
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A meeting of the Intergovermental Commitee and Technical Management was held at 15:00 Moscow time. It was decided to roll out the launcher with the Progress-M45 transport cargo vehicle from the integration and test facility to the launch pad on August 19, 2001.
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08/16/2001 Baikonur launch site
The prelaunch preparation of the Progress M45 cargo spacecraft is well under way in the assembly and test facility at the Baikonur launch site. These spacecraft are to be launched to the International Space Station.

Designers inspection of the Progress-M45 spacecraft.
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Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M45 spacecraft.
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The Progress M-C01 spacecraft being placed into the pressure chamber.
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07/12/2001 Korolev, Moscow area.
Logistics spacecraft Progress M-CO1 intended for equipping the Russian Segment with Docking Compartment CO1 "Pirs", after integrated factory tests has been shipped from S.P.Korolev RSC Eneergia to the Baikonur launch site where it will undergo the final phase of pre-launch processing scheduled for autumn of 2001.
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06/08/2001 Korolev, Moscow area.

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The integrated testing of the Progress M-CO1 spacecraft is going on. The vehicle is to deliver a scheduled module to the Russian segment of the ISS - the CO1 docking compartment. This compartment known as Pier, will support the Station's crew EVAs and will become a nadir port on the Zvezda Service Module for manned and automatic cargo resupply vehicles.
The tests are planned to be completed by the end of June this year, afterwards the spacecraft will be shipped to Baikonur launch site to undergo final prelaunch checks.

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