September 27, 2009.
S.P. Korolev Baikonur Branch Office, Baikonur Cosmodrome
A meeting of the Technical management under the chairmanship of RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota and State commission was held. A decision on rollout of the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-16 transport manned spacecraft to the launch facility and its preparation for launch planned for September 30, 2009 was adopted.