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June 11, 2008. RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev,
the city of Korolev, Moscow Region.

S.P.Korolev RSC Energia hosted training sessions under the crew-training program for Expedition Eighteen to the International Space Station (ISS-18), which were directed by Corporation specialists.
Pilot Cosmonaut, Cosmonaut Tester/Instructor, 2nd Class, of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center Yuri Lonchakov (the main crew) and NASA astronaut Michael Barratt (the backup crew) familiarized themselves with the Progress cargo transportation spacecraft design and operational features, and in the assembly shop they had a practical exercise to study its design and layout.
In addition to this, Yu. Lonchakov and M. Barratt familiarized themselves with a set of tools needed to perform maintenance and repair work on-board ISS, on-board TORU training simulator, and ham radio equipment available on-board ISS RS.

 

 

 

 

 

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