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April 30, 2004. Chkalovsky aerodrome.

This morning the Expedition 8 crew (ISS-8) consisting of Alexander Kaleri and Michael Foale, as well as flight engineer of the sixth visiting crew (VC-6) Andre Kuipers, who early morning upon completion of the flight program returned to Earth in Soyuz TMA-3 descent vehicle, arrived to Chkalovsky aerodrome near Moscow.
At the aerodrome they were greeted by Yu. P. Semenov, Technical Director of Russian Manned Space Programs, General Designer of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, , V.A. Grin, Co-chairmen of the State Board, Deputy General Designer of TsNII of Machine-Building, V.V. Tsibliev, Director of Yu.A. Gagarin CTC RGNII, A.I. Grigoriev, Director of IBMP, Academician of RAS and RAMS, as well as foreign guests, relatives and friends of Soyuz TMA-3 crew members.
Then the crew was brought by Yu.A. Gagarin CTC GRNII bus to Star City for recreation and post-flight examinations.

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