by Staff Writers
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (Sputnik) Jul 06, 2016
Specialists of the JSC SRC "Progress" have finished the full assembly of the carrier rocket Soyuz-FG with a newly modified piloted spacecraft Soyuz-MS at the Baikonur cosmodrome, according to the statement of Roscosmos.
It is noted that the carrier rocket will be installed in a vertical position at the cosmodrome on July 4.
The launch of the carrier rocket Soyuz-FG is scheduled for July 7 at 04:36 Moscow time (01:36 GMT).
The crew of the piloted spacecraft Soyuz-MS includes its captain, Roscosmos astronaut Anatoly Ivanishin, as well as Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Kathleen Rubins.
Source: Sputnik News
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