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Main » 2011 » January » 14 » Soyuz TMA-19 crew. Ceremonial Meeting.

Soyuz TMA-19 crew. Ceremonial Meeting.
On January 14, 2011 the Ceremonial Meeting of the Soyuz TMA-19 crew took place in Zvyozdny gorodok (Star town), Russia where the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre is situated.
The crew returned to Earth on November 26, 2010. Russian cosmonaut Fjodor Yurchikhin, American astronauts Shannon Walker and Douglas Wheelock were warmly welcomed by high-ranking officials of Russian Space Agency, the "Energy” corporation, Russian Federation of Cosmonautic, Russian Air Force, Russian Cosmonaut Training Centre as well as by representatives of NASA and ESA. A lot of employees of the Cosmonaut Training Centre and habitants of Zvyozdny gorodok (Star town) also welcomed the Soyuz TMA-19 crew.

The cover was postmarked at the Post Office of Zvyozdny gorodok on the day of the event and was autographed by Fjodor Yurchikhin, Shannon Walker and Douglas Wheelock.
More photos can be seen in a photo gallery.
A vidofilm about the event can be seen HERE.
Shannon Walker, Fjodor Yurchikhin, and Douglas Wheelock are near the Monument to Yuri Gagarin.
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