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May 22, 2014

On May 22, GCTC specialists arranged for Soyuz TMA-13M main and back-up crew members Maksim Surayev, Anton Shkaplerov ( Roscosmos), Alexander Gerst, Samantha Christoforetti ( ESA), Read Wiseman and Terry Virts (NASA) training on Soyuz TMA-13M onboard documentation study, training on preparation for space flight factors impact, vestibular trainings, physical trainings, trainings on manual approaching and docking.

Besides main crew members will prepare equipment to be orbited, payloads personal belongings for the loading onboard Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft.

In accordance with the schedule the crews will have the second final training in Soyuz spacecraft in the integration building of # 254 launching pad and hand over their belonging for the loading onboard the spacecraft  on May 24.

Soyuz-FG booster with Soyuz TMA-13M launch is planned for May 28, 23.56.

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