November 26, 2018

On November 25, RSC “Energia” specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome successfully completed a set of technological operations for docking of the “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft with a transitional compartment of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle.

Today, on November 27, in accordance with the schedule of preparation, the ship will be inspected and the head fairing will be rolled.

The launch of the “Soyuz-FG” launch vehicle with “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft is scheduled for December 3, 2018 from the Baikonur cosmodrome.

The main crew of the ISS-58/59 expedition is Roskosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, CSA astronaut David St. Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain.

Their backups are Roskosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan.

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