May 5, 2002.
The crew of the third Russian visiting mission to the International
Space Station (ISS) - a Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gidzenko
(the Soyuz spacecraft commander, instructor, test cosmonaut
of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center), an Italian citizen
Roberto Vittori (flight engineer, ESA astronaut), and a
citizen of the Republic of South Africa Mark Shuttleworth
(space flight participant) - has returned to Earth in the
descent vehicle of the Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft after completing
a 10-day mission program.