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Photo Report: Soyuz TMA-14 Launch Preparations Continue

By SpaceRef Editor
March 23, 2009
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March 20, 2009. Baikonur launch site, branch office of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia. At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-14 transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program. In the assembly/test building primary (Gennady Padalka (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Michael Barratt (NASA, USA), Charles Simonyi (USA)) and backup (Maksim Suraev (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia), Jeffry Williams (NASA, USA) and Esther Dyson (USA)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-14 transportation spacecraft made a check inspection of the spacecraft in the launch configuration and got acquainted with equipment to be delivered and returned to the ground.

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