August 15, 2019

Preparations for the launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft, scheduled for August 22, 2019, are ongoing at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

In accordance with the schedule, on August 15, 2019, specialists from Roscosmos enterprises performed an inspection of the ship, as well as performed technological operations on rolling the head fairing of the launch vehicle.

In the coming days, it is planned to transport the head part with the “Soyuz MS-14” ship to the Assembly and Testing building for general assembly with the “Soyuz-2.1a” rocket, the general assembly of a rocket and its transportation to the launch site № 31.

The flight to the International Space Station will take place in unmanned mode.

On the ship “Soyuz MS-14” will be an anthropomorphic robot “Skybot F-850”.

It was created by “Android Technology” company and the Advanced Research Foundation.

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