August 8, 2019

At Baikonur cosmodrome the planned preparation of the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft for launch according to the International Space Station program continues.

Today, on August 8, 2019, a meeting of the technical management was held, at which the readiness of the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft for refueling with fuel components and compressed gases, as well as the readiness of the equipment of the gas station, was confirmed.

According to the decision, the combined engine system and the system of launching of the ship are allowed to work at a gas station.

The launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft is scheduled for August 22, 2019 from launch pad № 31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The flight will take place in unmanned mode and will become a test for this launch vehicle.

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