March 25, 2015

Several days later Russia’s Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft will be orbited by SoyuzFG booster. The ISS expedition 43/44 crew of  Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka an Mikhail Kornienko together with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will start their duty at the orbital outpost of the mankind.

Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka is one of the most experienced cosmonauts of the Roscosmos space tream. It will be his fifth long space mission. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly will have a great sciense programs for their year-long stay onboart the ISS.

Today in accordance with pre-launch preparation plan Soyuz booster was roolleв out and installed on the launch pad #1 called Gagarinsky.

The launch of this mission is scheduled at 10:42 p.m. Moscow time on March 27.

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