Currency converter
^
All news
News Search Topics
ОК
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting
sections.
Loading

Military aviation deployed in Kazakhstan and Russia's Siberia ahead of Soyuz launch

July 26, 7:21 UTC+3 MOSCOW

The launch is scheduled for 18:42 Moscow time on July 28

Share
1 pages in this article
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky and NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik near the Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky and NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik near the Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft

© Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS

MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. The Russian Defense Ministry’s aviation has been deployed at airfields in Kazakhstan and Russia’s Siberia to ensure safe launch of the Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft due on Friday, the Russian military said on Wednesday.

The aircraft have arrived at airfields in Kazakhstan’s Baikonur and Karaganda and Russia’s Gorno-Altaisk and Kansk (Siberia).

"A total of 125 servicemen, six Mi-8 helicopters, three An-26 and An-12 planes, as well as ten all-terrain vehicles, including two Blue Bird [ZIL-4906] search and rescue vehicles will take part in ensuring the safe launch of Soyuz MS-05," a spokesman for Russia’s Central Military District said.

The launch is scheduled for 18:42 Moscow time on July 28. The Soyuz MS-05 will take crewmembers Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency, Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Randolf Bresnik of NASA to the International Space Station.

Show more
Share
In other media
Реклама
Partner News
Реклама