May 21, 2019

At the Baikonur cosmodrome the preparation for the launch of the “Soyuz MS-13” spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) is in process.

Today spacecraft was tested for leak tightness in a vacuum chamber, after which specialists from Roskosmos enterprises performed its transportation to the Assembly and Testing building for further works.

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

The ship crew will be – commander Alexander Skvortsov (Roscosmos), Luca Parmitano (flight engineer, ESA) and Andrew Morgan (flight engineer, NASA).

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