Expedition 25 - Soyuz TMA-01M Rollout To Launch Pad in Baikonur Kazakhstan
Written by Administrator
Tuesday, 05 October 2010 17:04
The Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft and its booster were moved to its launch pad on a railcar Oct. 5
for final preparations prior to its launch Oct. 8 to the International Space Station.
The Soyuz will carry Expedition 25 Soyuz Commander Alexander Kaleri,
NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka
to the orbiting laboratory. The trio will spend six months on the complex,
joining station Commander Doug Wheelock and Flight Engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin
and Shannon Walker, who have been in orbit since June.