Soyuz-FG to launch new crew to ISS fully assembled
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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