September 12, 2003. Korolev, Moscow Area.
From September 8 through September 12 the training session
was held at RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev, involving Alexander
Kaleri (Commander of the Soyuz TMA-3 space vehicle, Flight
Engineer of the ISS-8), Michael Foale (Commander of the
ISS-8, Flight Engineer-2 of the Soyuz TMA-3 space vehicle)
and their backups - Valeriy Tokarev and William McArthur,
as well as the European Space Agency astronauts Pedro Duque
(Flight Engineer-1 of the Soyuz TMA-3 space vehicle, Spain)
and his backup Andre Kuipers (Netherlands).
The crews led by the Corporation's specialists developed
the techniques to handle video - and photographic equipment
forming part of the ISS Russian Segment onboard equipment,
held the trainings in intercomputer exchange via onboard
communication systems, ham radio communication equipment
and other onboard equipment.