Status Report

Fully Russian crew ready to fly to ISS

By SpaceRef Editor
February 26, 2022
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On Friday, February 25, 2022, a meeting of the Interagency Commission took place at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, summing up the readiness for a spaceflight of the 67-th long-duration expedition to the International Space Station prime and backup crew.


The commission included representatives of Roscosmos, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, Federal Medical and Biological Agency and others.


The Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft prime and backup crews reported about their readiness to complete the flight program, thanked the Gagarin Center for Cosmonaut Training specialists and other organizations who had prepared them for the expedition to the Earth orbit. According to the commission decision, the cosmonauts are ready for the spaceflight onboard Soyuz MS-21 and for work on the ISS Russian segment and are recommended to start prelaunch training at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.


The Soyuz-2.1a rocket launch carrying the Soyuz MS-21 crewed spacecraft is scheduled for March 18, 2022, under the program for the delivery of the 67th main expedition to the International Space Station.


SpaceRef staff editor.