June 5, 2014

Space specialists go on working in accordance with the ISS program at Baikonur spaceport.

RSC Energia specialists started preparing next manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-14M for the launch in the integration building of 254 launchpad. Yesterday they checked launch escape system of the spacecraft.

Other group of specialists unloads and prepares Soyuz TMA-14M nose fairing for the assembling.

Along with that RSC Energia specialists make test activation of Progress M-25M cargo vehicle systems delivered to Baikonur spaceport in mid-May.

At the same time TsSKB State Research and Production Rocket Space Centre specialists continue preparing Soyuz-U booster going to orbit Progress M-24M cargo vehicle for the launch.   Pneumatic tests of A and I blocks and installation thermal protection shield have been finished recently.

Yuzhny Space Centre specialists prepare the equipment of “Gagarin” launchpad for future installation of Soyuz-U booster with progress M-24M cargo vehicle.

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