ISS Expedition 48-49 Soyuz Rocket Comes Together and Rolls to Its Launch Pad

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ISS Expedition 48-49 Soyuz Rocket Comes Together and Rolls to Its Launch Pad.

The Soyuz spacecraft that will transport the next crew to the International Space Station was mated to its booster rocket and rolled out to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

On July 6, Soyuz Commander Anatoly Ivanishin and Flight Engineers Kate Rubins of NASA and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will launch aboard the Soyuz for a four-months mission to the station.

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