BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan, May 14 (Itar-Tass) — The State Commission here is finally to decide Monday on a lineup of the Russia-US crew for an orbital mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The expedition is scheduled to set out on a journey to the ISS on this coming Friday, May 15.
A Commission member has told Itar-Tass, "If nothing unforeseen occurs, a Soyuz TMA-04M will carry Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin and NASA astronaut Joseph Akaba Tuesday on a journey to the ISS".
The orbital mission of the ISS-31/32 crew will continue for more than four months. The spaceship is slated to blast off from Baikonur at 07:01, Moscow time, on May 15.