Preparations complete at the Baikonur Cosmodrome to roll out the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Nauka Multifunctional Laboratory Module. The launch is scheduled from Site 200 on July 21, 2021 at 14:58:21 UTC.
On July 16, a State Commission meeting took place to sum up the space rocket preparation results, readiness of the cosmodrome teams and ground space infrastructure for the onsite works.
After hearing the reports, the State Commission cleared the space rocket for rollout to the Site 200 launch complex. The operations to transport the rocket from the assembly and testing facility will begin on Saturday, July 16, at 23:30 UTC.