ISS-38-39-trainings
October 7, 2013
Categories: GCTC, ISS, Olympic torch, Russia, Soyuz

Final preflight trainings of 38/39 ISS crews going to space on November 7, 2013 started in GCTC. For a month before the launch both main (Mikhail Tyurin (Roscosmos), Richard Mastracchio (NSA) and Koichi Wakata (JAXA) and back-up (Maksim Surayev (Roscosmos), Gregory Wiseman (NASA) and Alexander Gerst (ESA) crews will be having their preflight trainings in Star City.

One of these days Soyuz TMA-11M commander Mikhail Tyurin and his backup Maksim Surayev had trainings on “Teleoperator” simulator. The cosmonauts practiced manual distance control regime for unmanned space vehicles (such as Progress Cargo vehicle, extension modules) close up and docking.

On October 3 Mikhail Tyurin and Richard Mastracchio practiced manual descend with the help of Centrifuge TSF-18.
On Friday main crew member practiced a number of operations on Don-Soyuz simulator.
Next week the back-up crew will have the same trainings.

On October 15-18 the cosmonauts will pass preflight examination (complex preflight examinational trainings). The crews will practice some actions on Soyuz spacecraft simulator and live a“flight day” onboard ISS Russian segment simulator. We remind that it is Mikhail Tyurin’s crew to deliver Olympic torch to the ISS.

More from this category:
U_7Fj8Gw5Go
May 18, 2015

ISS orbit was adjusted on May 18,2015. According to ballistic and navigational support service specialists calculations progress M-26M cargo vehicle thrusters were ignited at 03.30,…

full story
Soyuz
April 8, 2013

By the end of this decade Russia will be the only country able to send the crews to the ISS, Roscosmos manned space programs Head…

full story
2989941655
July 22, 2016

Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, Ivan Wagner, Sergey Ryazansky, Oleg Artemyev, Sergey Prokopiev, Alexander Samokutyayev, NASA astronauts Scott Tingle, Randolph Bresnik, Andrew Feustel, Janet Epps, ESA…

full story
1067591018
June 2, 2015

Japanese space fan Satoshi Takamatsu won’t go to the International Space station on September 1 instead Sarah Brightman who cancelled her flight. Takamatsu has only…

full story
39308_132480820270490_1214662508_n
April 4, 2013

Defense Ministry plans to launch another satellite group of “Glonass-M” on the 26th of April, told the official representative of the Aerospace Defense division Colonel…

full story
1466507763
November 29, 2016

Soyuz-U booster with new series cargo vehicle Soyuz MS-04 was rolled out from the integration building and erected on pad №1 (Gagarin launchpad). Specialists of…

full story
1261293039
November 10, 2015

The Americans suggested Russia increasing the quantity of one-year ISS missions so that 12 missions have accomplished experiments to prepare for long-distance spaceflights by 2024,…

full story
SHL_3194
September 9, 2013

New ISS mission crew will pay more attention to biomedical experiments during their stay onboard the ISS, – Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kotov who is a…

full story