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In the few days remaining before the launch specialists will make final checks of the rocket and the spaceship and will fuel the launch vehicle. “The delivery and putting the rocket with Soyuz TMA-14M spaceship docked to it on the launching pad were made as scheduled,” the press service of Russian Space Agency told ITAR-TASS.
The spaceship will deliver crewmembers of the next ISS long-term expedition, including a Russian woman cosmonaut for the first time in the last 20 years, to the ISS.
The resident ISS crew includes Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Yelena Serova, NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore; the backup crew is made of Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko as well as American astronaut Scott Kelly. On Wednesday, the state committee will determine finally the line-up of a crew who will fly to the ISS.