November 14, 2014

Soyuz TMA-15M main and back-up crew members have already had the first training onboard the spacecraft in the integration building of 254 launchpad.

In the course of the training they studied the deployment of cargoes onboard, checked the radio communication system and discussed their preferences with JSC Energia Rocket and Space Corporation. The cosmonauts also tried on the spacesuits and practiced using Iridium phones and lidars.

Upon the completion of the training the specialists started preparing Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft for the transportation to the fuel sirvicing area, where it will be filled with propellant components and pressurized gas.

Soyuz TMA-15M launch is scheduled for November 24, 2014, 00.01, Moscow time and will take place from #31 launchpad of the spaceport.

 

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