December 19th, 2011
09:50 AM ET

Expedition 30 Soyuz Rolls to the Pad

"The Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft is rolled out by train on its way to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with Expedition 30 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit and European Space Agency astronaut and Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers is scheduled for 8:16 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 21."

Source: NASA

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  1. bobmc

    Interesting they had pictures of an Orthodox Bishop walking around this rocket. Reminds me of Buddhist Priest blessing HU 109's before missions.

    December 20, 2011 at 8:35 pm |


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