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THE SIXTEENTH PRIME MISSION AND THIRTEENTH VISITING CREW
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04/19/2008. S.P.Korolev RSC Energia MCC-M, Korolev, Moscow Area.
Soyuz TMA-11 descent vehicle landing At noon, Moscow Time, Soyuz TMA-11 descent vehicle returned to Earth. The spacecraft crew consisted of a Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (the spacecraft Commander and Flight Engineer 1 of ISS-16), and US astronaut Peggy Whitson (Flight Engineer of the spacecraft and ISS-16 Commander) and a citizen of Republic of Korea So Yeon Yi (space flight participant of visiting expedition 14).
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02/07/2008. S.P. Korolev RSC Energia MCC-M, Korolev, Moscow region.
Progress M-63 cargo vehicle docking to ISS Russian logistics spacecraft Progress M-63, after two days in free flight, docked with the International Space Station.
Proximity operations, final approach maneuvers and docking were performed in automatic mode. Initial contact with the docking port of the Pirs docking module-compartment occurred at 17:30 Moscow Time within coverage of Russian ground tracking stations.
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02/05/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-U LV blast-off In accordance with the mission plan and Russian commitments under the International Space Station (ISS) project, a cargo transportation spacecraft Progress M-63 was launched from Baikonur launch site at 16:02:57 Moscow Time.
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02/03/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-U LV on the launch padSoyuz launch vehicle was rolled out from the integration building to the launch pad. Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-63 transport vehicle is installed on the launch pad. L-2 days activities have been started.
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02/02/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-U LV general integrationOrbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M-63 spacecraft was integrated with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in the processing facility.
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Technical management meeting chaired by V.A. Lopota, President, General Designer of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, and Government Commission meeting were convened. A decision is made to roll out Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-63 transport vehicle to the launch pad.
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02/01/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-63 cargo vehicleOrbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M-63 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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01/31/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-63 cargo vehicle Designers inspection of the Progress M-63 cargo vehicle was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the cargo vehicle was performed.
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01/30/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-63 cargo vehicle At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-63 cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Progress M-63 transport cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
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01/29/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-63 cargo vehicle Progress M-63 cargo vehicle fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
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01/27/2008. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-63 cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.
The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-63 cargo vehicle with propellant components and compressed gases.
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12/26/2007. S.P.Korolev RSC Energia MCC-M, Korolev, Moscow region.
Progress M-62 spacecraft docked to ISS Russian logistics spacecraft Progress M-62, after three days in free flight, docked with the International Space Station.
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12/23/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-U LV blast-offIn accordance with the mission plan of the International Space Station and Russian commitments under the ISS project, cargo transportation spacecraft Progress M-62 was launched from Baikonur launch site at 10:12:41 Moscow Time.
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12/21/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-U LV on the launch pad At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-62 cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.
At 4:00 Moscow time Soyuz launch vehicle was rolled out from the integration building to the launch pad. Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-62 transport vehicle is installed on the launch pad. L-2 days activities have been started.
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12/20/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-62 cargo vehicleThe orbital module was integrated with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in the processing facility.
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Technical management meeting and Government Commission meeting were convened. On December 21, 2007 a decision is made to roll out Soyuz-U launch vehicle with Progress M-62 transport vehicle to the launch pad.
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12/19/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-62 cargo vehicleOrbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M-62 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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12/18/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-62 cargo vehicle Designers inspection of the Progress M-62 cargo vehicle was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the cargo vehicle was performed.
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12/17/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-62 cargo vehicle At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-62 cargo vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Progress M-62 transport cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
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12/16/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Progress M-62 cargo vehicle Progress M-62 cargo vehicle fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
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12/14/2007. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-62 cargo vehicle with propellant components and compressed gases.
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10/12/2007, S.P.Korolev RSC Energia, Korolev, Moscow region.
Crew of the Souyz TMA-11 space vehicle onboard the ISS The Russian Soyuz TMA-11 manned transport space vehicle is docked to the International Space Station.
Following two-day free flight in near-earth orbit, the Soyuz TMA-11 approached the ISS. Berthing was performed in an automatic mode.
At 18:50 Moscow Time the space vehicle docking assembly came into contact with the docking part of Functional Cargo Block Zarya. At that time the ISS was within the Russian ground site coverage.
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10/10/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-FG LV blast-off The Soyuz-FG integrated launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 17:22 Moscow time.
The crews of the ISS 16th prime expedition (ISS-16) and 13th visiting expedition (VC-13) are aboard the Russian space vehicle. The vehicle crew includes Yuri Malenchenko (Russian cosmonaut-researcher from Yu.A. Gagarin CTC, commander, flight engineer-1 of ISS-16), Peggy Whitson (NASA astronaut, vehicle flight engineer, ISS-16 commander), as well as citizen of Malaysia, participant of space flight Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor.
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10/09/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 CrewsA 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. RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota reported about readiness of the Soyuz FG/Soyuz TMA-11 rocket-space complex for further prelaunch processing. The State commission approved the prime and backup crews for the Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft and the ISS-16 and also a decision was adopted to continue preparation of the Soyuz-FG/Soyuz TMA-11 rocket-space complex for fueling and launch at the set time on October 10, 2007, namely at 17 hr. 22 min Moscow time.

The Prime Crew: spacecraft commander, ISS-16 flight engineer pilot-cosmonaut of the Russian Federation, cosmonaut of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko; spacecraft flight engineer, ISS-16 commander NASA astronaut Peggy Annette Whitson; spaceflight participant of the ISS visiting crew, Malaysia citizen, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie.
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10/08/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-FG LV on the launch pad At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-11 under the International Space Station program.
At 5 hr 00 min Moscow time a rollout of the Soyuz spacecraft from the assembly-test facility to the launch site was provided. The Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-11 transport spacecraft was erected on the launch pad. Operations under the launch minus two days program began.
The launch of the Soyuz-FG integrated launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft to the ISS Orbital Complex is planned for 10.10.2007 at 17:22 Moscow time.
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10/07/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz-FG general integration In the LV Integration and Checkout Facility, the basic integration of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the upper composite has been completed.
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A meeting of the Technical management under the chairmanship of RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota and State commission was held. A decision on rollout of the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned spacecraft to the launch facility and its preparation for launch planned for the October 10 was adopted.
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10/05/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 crews In the assembly/test building primary (Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Peggy Anneette Whitson (NASA, USA), Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie (Malaysia) and backup (Salidzhan Shakirovich Sharipov (S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia), Edward Michael Fincke (NASA, USA), Faiz Bin Khaleed (Malaysia)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-11 transportation spacecraft made a check inspection of the spacecraft in the launch configuration and got acquainted with the delivered and returned equipment.
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Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft Orbital module of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, containing the Soyuz TMA-11 manned spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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10/03/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-11 under the International Space Station program.
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft was performed.
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10/01/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
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09/30/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned vehicle fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
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09/28/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 primary crew The primary and backup crews of the ISS Expedition 16 and Taxi Mission 13 have entered into their final training phase in the processing facility.
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09/27/2007 Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia.
Soyuz TMA-11 primary crew meeting Primary (Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Peggy Annette Whitson (NASA, USA), Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie (Malaysia)) and backup (Salidzhan Shakirovich Sharipov (S.P.Korolev RSC Energia, Russia), Edward Michael Fincke (NASA, USA) Faiz Bin Khaleed (Malaysia)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-11 transportation spacecraft arrived to the Baikonur launch site. At the airport they were met by the first vice president, first deputy designer general of RSC Energia Nikolai Ivanovich Zelenshchikov and other managers of the Corporation.
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At the spacecraft processing facility, a poster dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the launch of the worlds first artificial satellite of Earth was pasted on the payload fairing of the launch vehicle.
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09/18/2007 S.P.Korolev RSC Energia, Korolev, Moscow Area.
At OAO S.P.Korolev Rocket & Space Corporation Energia under the chairmanship of V.A. Lopota, Corporation President, General Designer, took place a session of the General Designers Review Board. Consideration was given to the status of International Space Station Russian Segment and its flight program implementation, progress of Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned vehicle launch processing and final phase of Expedition 15 (ISS-15) crew activities.
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06/04/2007 RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev, the city of Korolev, Moscow Region.
At RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev, under the Corporation specialists lead training sessions were held under the crew training program for the International Space Station 16th Prime Crew (ISS-16). Members of the backup crew, Timothy Kopra (NASA astronaut) and Frank De Winne (ESA astronaut) familiarized themselves with video and photographic equipment of the ISS Russian Segment, ham radio equipment, maintenance and repair operations and tools.
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06/01/2007 RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev, the city of Korolev, Moscow Region.
RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev hosted the training sessions under the Training Program for the thirteenth Visiting Crew (VC-13) space flight participant. The citizens of the Kingdom of Malaysia, Sheikh Maszaphar Shukor Al Masrie and his backup Faiz bin Khaleed are being trained for space flight to the International Space Station.
The corporation specialists familiarized them with photographic and video equipment, which one of them is going to operate onboard the ISS Russian Segment.
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03/21/2007 S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, city of Korolev, Moscow region.
Training sessions under the corporation specialists lead started at S.P. Korolev RSC Energia in accordance with the program of crew training for the sixteenth Expedition of the International Space Station (ISS-16).
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03/02/2007 S.P. Korolev RSC Energia.City of Korolev, Moscow region.
Training sessions under the crew training program for Expedition 16 of the International Space Station (ISS-16) took place at S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, under the lead of the Corporation specialists.
The training sessions were attended by NASA astronauts Garrett Reisman and Sandra Magnus, as well as ESA astronaut Leopold Eyharts.
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