December 17, 2009. Baikonur launch site,
branch office of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-17 transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
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-17 transport manned spacecraft to the launch facility and its preparation for launch planned for December 21, 2009 was adopted.