February 19, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome preparations are continuing for the launch of the “Soyuz MS-12” spacecraft.

Completed checking the systems and compartments of the ship for tightness in a modernized vacuum chamber.

Then the “Soyuz MS-12” was transported to the stand, where the ship is connected to the ground test systems.

The launch of the “Soyuz MS-12” spacecraft is scheduled for March 2019.

The crew of Alexey Ovchinin (Roscosmos), Nick Hague (NASA) and Christina Koch (NASA) will go on an expedition to the International Space Station.

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