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April  6, 2007. Baikonur Cosmodrome, RSC Energia’s branch

A meeting of the State commission was held. Director of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center V.V. Tsibliev reported about the crew readiness for the planned spaceflight. General Designer and Technical Manager of manned space complexes flight tests N.N. Sevastianov reported about readiness of the Soyuz FG/Soyuz TMA-10 rocket-space complex for further prelaunch processing. The State commission approved the prime and backup crews for the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft and the ISS-15 and also a decision was adopted to continue preparation of the Soyuz-FG/Soyuz TMA-10 rocket-space complex for fueling and launch at the set time on April 7, 2007, namely at 21 hr. 31 min Moscow time.

The Prime Crew: spacecraft commander, ISS-15 commander – RF cosmonaut pilot, S.P. Korolev RSC Energia test cosmonaut Fyodor Nikolaevich Yurchikhin; spacecraft flight engineer, ISS-15 flight engineer – Gagarin CTC test cosmonaut, colonel of the Russian Federation Air Force Oleg Valeriavich Kotov, spaceflight participant of the ISS visiting crew, USA citizen, Charles Simonyi.

The Backup Crew: spacecraft commander, ISS-15 commander – Gagarin CTC cosmonaut, lieutenant-colonel of the Russian Federation Air Force Roman Yurievich Romanenko; spacecraft flight engineer, ISS-15 flight engineer – S.P. Korolev RSC Energia test cosmonaut Mikhail Borisovich Kornienko.

 

 

 

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