July 8, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, specialists from the RSC “Energia” and other Roscosmos enterprises completed refueling operations on the “Soyuz MS-13” spacecraft with fuel components and compressed gases.

After refueling, it was delivered to the Assembly and Testing building and installed in the jig for further prelaunch operations.

According to the schedule of this week, the assembly of the ship with the launch vehicle’s transfer compartment , its author’s inspection and rolling the head fairing is planned.

The launch of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-13” spacecraft is scheduled for July 20, 2019 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

The main crew of the ISS-60/61 includes cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, astronauts Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan.

Their backups are cosmonaut Sergey Ryzhikov, astronauts Thomas Mashburn and Soichi Noguchi.

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