MOSCOW, October 22 (Itar-Tass) — ISS Expedition 34/35 is not planned to be postponed, head of the manned mission control department of the Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos) Alexei Krasnov told Itar-Tass.
"There will be no postponements. We indeed will have a very tight schedule in December, but no decisions are taken for the present day to postpone the launching of the next expedition," he said.
Some media reported earlier that the launch of Expedition 34/35 was postponed from December 19 to 23 in connection with the postponement of the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft launch from October 15 to October 23. The Soyuz is now on the 31st launching pad in Baikonur and will take off on Tuesday for the flight to the ISS.