July 15, 2013

Soyuz TMA-10M manned spacecraft was delivered from Korolev-city, Moscow region to Toretam railway station on Saturday.

“The train was transferred to the spaceport inner railway and then to  site 254”, – the source reported.

This week preparation works for Soyuz TMA-launch planned for September 26, 2013 (00.58 Moscow time) will start at Baikonur spaceport.

The spacecraft will send 37/38 ISS mission crew to the ISS. Both crews are already training in Star City. The prime crew consists of Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazansky (Roscosmos) and Michael Hopkins (NASA), the back-up crew – Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev (Roscosmos) and Steven Swanson (NASA).

Russian-American crew will work onboard the ISS for about half a year.


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