October 29, 2002. Baikonur cosmodrome.

A meeting of the State Board for the launch of the fourth Russian visiting crew to the ISS was held. The State Board approved the Soyuz TMA-1 prime crew consisting of Sergei Zaletin, Commander, flight cosmonaut of RF, Instructor-test-cosmonaut of Yu. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; Frank De Winne, Flight Engineer, ESA's Belgian astronaut and Yuri Lonchakov, Flight Engineer, test-cosmonaut of Yu. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.
The backup crew consisting of Yuri Lonchakov, Commander, and Alexander Lazutkin, Flight Engineer, flight cosmonaut of RF, test-cosmonaut of RSC Energia.
The State Board confirmed the scheduled launch date and time, i.e. October 30, 2002 at 06:11 a.m. Moscow time (03:11 UTC).

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The talk of the State Board members and Technical Management with the prime and backup VC-4 crews.

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Memory shot

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