November 11, 2014
Categories: ESA, GCTC, ISS, NASA, Roscosmos, Russia

At 14.00, Moscow time, GCTC TU-134 aircraft with main Soyuz tMA-15M spacecraft crew comprising crew commnder Anton Shkaplerov ( Roscosmos), first flight engineer Samantha Christoforetti (ESA) and second flight engineer Terry Virts ( NASA) onboard landed at Krayniy airport.

According to the trainings timetable  the back-up crew including Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, JAXA astronaut Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren will arrive at Baikonur tomorrow.

Tomorrow the main crew will accomplish the first Soyuz TMA-15M fit-check in the integration building of 254 launchpad.

The launch of Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft with ISS-42/43 mission crew onboard is planned for November 24, 00.01, Moscow time and will take place from #31 launchpad.

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