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10/28/2003 Korolev, Moscow region
The Primary Expedition 7 crew International Space Station - Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (ISS-7 commander, Soyuz TMA-2 commander), American astronaut Edward Lu (ISS-7 flight engineer, Soyuz TMA-2 flight engineer-1) - and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, Visiting Expedition 5 (VE-5) flight engineer, Soyuz TMA-2 flight engineer-2 Pedro Duquer of Spain have returned to Earth in the Descent Module of the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft.
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08/29/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
The start  Soyuz-U/Progress M-48 rocket-space complexThe Progress M-48 transport cargo vehicle has been put into a near-earth orbit. The start of the vehicle as part of the Soyuz-U/Progress M-48 rocket-space complex is performed from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 05:47:59 Moscow Summer time.
The launch objective is to deliver needed cargoes to the International Space Station (ISS) to continue its functioning. The launch is performed in line with the Russian party commitments on the ISS project and its flight program.
The Progress M-48 cargo vehicle docking with the ISS is scheduled to occur on August 31, 2003 at 07:44 a.m. Moscow Summer Time.

08/27/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow Time, the transporter with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle and the Progress M1-10 spacecraft left the Assembly and Testing Facility and arrived to the launch pad for the final pre-launch processing. The Soyuz-U - Progress M-48 system was erected on the launcher.
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08/26/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
In the LV processing facility, the orbital module was integrated with the launch vehicle. A meeting of the State Board and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made to roll out the launch vehicle carrying the Progress M-48 to the launch pad.
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08/25/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Orbital module of the Soyuz launch vehicle, containing Progress M-48 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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08/24/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Progress M-48 cargo vehicle and payload shroud roll on to the cargo vehicle was completed in the Assembly and Test Facility.

Designers inspection of the Progress M-48 spacecraft.
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Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-48 spacecraft.
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08/22/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Stowage of cargoes to be delivered to the ISS by the Progress M-48 cargo vehicle.
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08/21/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Prelaunch processing of Russian cargo vehicle Progress M-48 to fly to the ISS is in progress.
Progress M-48 fuel filling was completed.
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08/20/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-48 propulsion system with propellant components and compressed gases.
Cargo vehicle preparation for fueling in the assembly and testing facility.
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06/08/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Progress M1-10Russian logistics spacecraft Progress M1-10 has been launched into a low-Earth orbit. The spacecraft was launched as a part of space launcher system Soyuz-U/Progress M1-10 from Baikonur launch site at 14:34:19 Moscow daylight-saving time. The objective of the launch is logistics support for the International Space Station.

06/06/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Progress M1-10At 5:00 a.m. Moscow Time, the transporter with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle and the Progress M1-10 spacecraft left the Assembly and Testing Facility and arrived to the launch pad for the final pre-launch processing. The Soyuz-U - Progress M1-10 system was erected on the launcher.
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06/05/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
The orbital module was integrated with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in the processing facility.
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A meeting of the Governmental Commission and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made to roll out the launch vehicle carrying Progress M1-10 to the launch pad.
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06/04/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Orbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M1-10 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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06/03/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Progress M1-10 cargo vehicle was completed in the spacecraft processing facility.
Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M1-10 spacecraft was completed.
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06/02/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Progress M1-10 transport cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the spacecraft processing facility.
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05/30/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Progress M1-10 filling was completed.
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05/29/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Today the Technical Management meeting was held where a decision on Progress M1-10 filling with propellant components and gases was made.
Cargo vehicle balancing and weighing are performed at the SC assembly & testing facility.
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04/28/2003 Korolev, Moscow region
The Russian newly-modified Soyuz TMA-2 manned space transportation vehicle docked to the International Space Station.
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04/26/2003 Baikonur cosmodromelaunch
Main crewToday at 7 hours 53 minutes 52 seconds Moscow Time, the Russian Soyuz TMA-2 manned transport vehicle was launched by the Souyz-FG rocket.
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04/25/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Main crewA meeting of the State Board was held at which the Soyuz TMA-2 and ISS-7 prime and backup crews were approved, as well as a decision was made to continue the Rocket & Space Complex processing for filling and launch within the scheduled time.
The prime crew consists of: Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko, commander - flight cosmonaut of RF, test cosmonaut of the Yu.A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, and Edward Tsang Lu, NASA's astronaut, flight engineer.
The backup crew consists of: Alexander Yurievich Kaleri, commander - flight engineer of RF, test cosmonaut of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, and Colin Michael Foale, NASA's astronaut, flight engineer.
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04/24/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Soyuz TMA-2At 5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing Facility to launch site. The Soyuz-FG - Soyuz TMA-2 system was erected on the launcher.
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04/23/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
In the LV processing facility, the orbital module was integrated with the launch vehicle.
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At 15 hours Moscow time, a meeting of the Governmental Commission and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made to roll out the launch vehicle carrying Soyuz TMA-2 to the launch pad.
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04/22/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
The ISS-7 main and backup crews inspected Soyuz TMA-2 in its launch configuration in the processing facility.
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Russian cosmonauts Yuri Malenchenko, Alexander Kaleri and US astronauts Edward Lu and Michael Foale visited the Cosmonautics museum in Baikonur cosmodrome.
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Orbital module of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, containing Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility to the launch vehicle processing facility for integration.
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04/20/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft was completed.
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Expedition Seven crews to the ISS consisting of Yu. Malenchenko, Ed Lu (prime crew) and A. Kaleri, M. Foale (backup crew) arrived to Baikonur to the launch site to immediate training for the flight to the ISS scheduled on April 26.
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04/18/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft was docked with the transfer compartment in the spacecraft processing facility.
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04/16/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Soyuz TMA-2 filling was completed.
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04/15/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
At 9 hours Moscow time, a meeting of the Technical Management was held which made a decision to proceed with Soyuz TMA-2 filling.
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04/10/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Main crewPrelaunch processing of the Russian Soyuz TMA-2 cargo transport vehicle carrying the members of Prime Crew-7 intended for flight to the international Space Station is currently under way.
The ISS-7 main and backup crews have conducted training and acceptance of the Soyuz TMA-2 space vehicle.
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04/09/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Expedition Seven crews to the ISS consisting of Yu. Malenchenko, Ed Lu (prime crew) and A. Kaleri, M. Foale (backup crew) arrived to Baikonur to have training sessions and fit checks in Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft.
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