Today, 7 November, the specialists of RSC Energia, at Baikonur cosmodrome successfully completed the complex of technological operations for the docking of the manned transport spacecraft (WPK) new modifications of “Soyuz MS-03” with the transitional compartment, the press service of the RSC “Energia”.
Preparation of the ship for the start of the program of International space station (ISS) is conducted in the Assembly and test facility spacecraft (SPACECRAFT) at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Earlier, the ship was loaded with propellants and compressed gases.
“According to the schedule of preparatory works for the next week is scheduled the author’s inspection of the vehicle, payload shroud roll and transport headunit with TPK “Soyuz MS-03” of the SPACECRAFT in the Assembly-test case of boosters for the overall Assembly of the rocket “Soyuz-FG”,” – said the press service.
Start TPK “Soyuz MS-03” with the crew of next long-duration expedition to the International space station (ISS) is scheduled for November 17, 2016 from Baikonur cosmodrome.