Baikonur specialists go on working on ISS program implementation.
On February 04 Progress Rocket and Space Centre specialists conducted pneumatic tests of Soyuz-U booster first stage side blocks and matched 2A and 1A blocks.
On February 03 Progress M-26M was transported to the fuel service area of #31 launchpad where Yuzhny space centre specialists started filling the tanks with pressurized gas and propellant components.
After that the rocket will be returned to the integration building of #254 launchpad for further testing.
At the same time the specialists started preparing #1 launchpad ( Gagarin launch) for receipt of Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-26M cargo vehiclewhere they will pass final prelaunch preparations.
The launch of Soyuz-U booster with Progress M-26M cargo vehicle is scheduled for February 17, 14.00, Moscow time.