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Commander -
Christopher Cassidy
Flight engineers:
Anatoly Ivanishin
Ivan Wagner
Robert Behnken
Douglas Hurley


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General Assembly of the Launch Vehicle with Soyuz MS-16 manned spacecraft

April 4, 2020

At the Baikonur Launch Site, the planned pre-flight processing of the Soyuz MS-16 manned transport spacecraft under the ISS-62/63 expedition program to the International Space Station is being completed.

Throughout this day, the specialists from RSC Energia and core enterprises of Roscosmos successfully completed a set of processing operations on general assembly of the Soyuz-2.1a integrated launch vehicle with Soyuz MS-16 in the integration and test facility of Area 31 at the Baikonur Launch Site.

Following the subsequent meeting, the technical management and the State Commission issued a decision on the readiness of the space and rocket complex for the rocket roll-out and erection at the launch site on April 6.

The launch of the upgraded Soyuz 2.1a launch vehicle with Soyuz MS-16 to the International Space Station is scheduled for April 9, 2020. The Soyuz MS-16 prime crew consists of commander Anatoly Ivanishin (Roscosmos), flight-engineer 1 Ivan Vagner (Roscosmos) and flight engineer 2 Christopher Cassidy (NASA). Their backups are Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, Andrey Babkin and NASA astronaut Stephen Bowen.

 

 

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