Soyuz launcher at the launch pad at Baikonur
The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft at the launch pad after rollout by train, on 26 July 2017, from the MIK 112 integration facility to the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad 1, in Kazakhstan.
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik and Roscosmos commander Sergey Ryazansky are set to leave for the International Space Station on Friday 28 July from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 15:41 GMT (17:41 CEST).
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Credit: ESA-Manuel Pedoussaut