March 4, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, RSC Energia specialists completed operations to refuel the Soyuz MS-12 transport manned vehicle with fuel components and compressed gases.

After refueling, the ship was delivered to the assembly and test complex and installed on the jig for further prelaunch operations.

According to the schedule of preparation for launch on March 4, the ship will be docked with the transfer compartment of the launch vehicle.

The launch of the space rocket with Soyuz MS-12 to the International Space Station is scheduled for March 14, 2019 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

The main crew of the ISS-59/60, the Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch, are preparing to fly.

Their backup is Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan.

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