Baikonur Activities as Expedition 39 Prepare for Launch to ISS


At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 39/40 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos and backup crew members Alexander Samokutyaev of Roscosmos, Barry Wilmore of NASA and Elena Serova of Roscosmos participated in a variety of activities from March 13-19 as they prepared for the launch of Skvortsov, Swanson and Artemyev to the International Space Station on March 26, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft. The footage includes the crew’s arrival in Baikonur, a dress rehearsal fit check in their Soyuz spacecraft and other crew-related activities.

Source: NASA Television



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