Photo Report: Soyuz TMA-17 Prelaunch Processing Final Operations

Status Report From: RSC Energia
Posted: Saturday, October 31, 2009

image Transport manned space vehicle Soyuz TMA-17 for performance of prelaunch processing final operations and launch of long-duration Expedition ISS-22/23 crew within the International Space Station Program was delivered by rail to Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Today, at Assembly - Testing Facility for spacecraft, on site 254, RSC Energia's specialists performed unloading of the space vehicle and its installation on the assembly fixture, as well as made preparations for its electrical testing. They started works in accordance with the space vehicle prelaunch processing schedule where the launch is slated for December this year.

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