September 9, 2004. Korolev, Moscow Region.
From September 6 through September 8, 2004 S.P. Korolev
RSC Energia hosted routine training sessions for Salizhan
Sharipov and Leroy Chiao and their backup cosmonauts Valeriy
Takarev and Willliam McArthur under the crew training program
for the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition-10
In training classes led by the Corporation's specialists
they used the onboard video and photographic equipment and
the onboard simulators as well.
The Russian cosmonaut Yury Shargin, visiting crew (VC-7)
member, also took part in the training sessions. He exercised
handling the analogs of the amateur radio communication
system available onboard the ISS Russian Segment, DVCAM
format video equipment, digital photographic equipment.