October 27, 2014

Baikonur spaceport saw State Commission meeting considering the results of Soyuz 2.1a booster and Progress M-25M cargo space vehicle  testing. The Commission heard reports by authorities and took a decision on space rocket readiness for the roll-out to the launchpad.

Today on October 27. At 04:30, Moscow time Soyuz 2.1a booster with Progress M-25M cargo vehicle was rolled out to #31 launchpad.

At the present time Soyuz 2.1a with Progress M-25M is installed on the launchpad with service truss attached to it and Russian space industry launching crews started working in accordance with the first launching day schedule.

Soyuz 2.1a booster with Progress M-25M cargo vehicle launch is scheduled for 10.09, Moscow time, October 29, 2014. The vehicle will deliver more than 2,5 tons of cargoes to the ISS including propellant components for ISS orbit maintenance, foodstuffs, water and air for the cosmonauts, scientific equipment, etc.

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