September 28, 2009.
S.P. Korolev Baikonur Branch Office, Baikonur Cosmodrome
At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-16 transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
A rollout of the Soyuz spacecraft from the assembly-test facility to the launch site was provided. The Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-16 transport spacecraft was erected on the launch pad. Operations under the launch minus two days program began.
The launch of the Soyuz-FG integrated launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft to the ISS Orbital Complex is planned for September 30, 2009 at 11:14 Moscow time.