Soyuz TMA-16M Encapsulated into Payload Fairing

The next Soyuz to launch humans into Space, Soyuz TMA-16M was encapsulated into its protective payload fairing. The craft will launch Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly into orbit later this month as part of Expedition 43, Gennady and Scott will spend an entire year in Space taking part in the first International Space Station year long stay.

Source: NASA Television

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