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Soyuz TMA-19 is Rolled Out to the Launch Pad
06.14.10
The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft is raised into vertical position
201006130012hq (13 June 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft is raised into vertical position at the launch pad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Sunday, June 13, 2010. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with three Expedition 24 crew members -- NASA astronauts Shannon Walker and Doug Wheelock and Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia -- is scheduled for 5:35 p.m. (EDT) on June 15 (or at 3:35 a.m. June 16, 2010, Kazakhstan time). Photo credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi

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Russian technicians complete the mate of the segments of the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft + View high-resolution
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JSC2010-E-092274 (12 June 2010) --- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian technicians complete the mate of the segments of the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft June 12, 2010 as work continues for the launch of the remaining three members of the Expedition 24 crew to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rolled out to its launch pad in Baikonur June 13. Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker are set to launch 5:35 p.m. (EDT) on June 15 (or at 3:35 a.m. June 16, Kazakhstan time), on the Soyuz with docking to the station scheduled at 6:25 p.m. (EDT) June 17. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov



Russian technicians prepare to mate the upper stage of the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft + View high-resolution
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JSC2010-E-092273 (12 June 2010) --- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian technicians prepare to mate the upper stage of the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft and its launch escape tower to the remainder of the booster June 12, 2010 as work continues for the launch of the remaining three members of the Expedition 24 crew to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rolled out to its launch pad in Baikonur June 13. Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia's Federal Space Agency and NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker are set to launch 5:35 p.m. (EDT) on June 15 (or at 3:35 a.m. June 16, Kazakhstan time), on the Soyuz with docking to the station scheduled at 6:25 p.m. (EDT) June 17. Photo credit: NASA/Victor Zelentsov



The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad + View high-resolution
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201006130003hq (13 June 2010) --- The Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, June 13, 2010. The launch of the Soyuz spacecraft with three Expedition 24 crew members -- NASA astronauts Shannon Walker and Doug Wheelock and Soyuz commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia -- is scheduled for 5:35 p.m. (EDT) on June 15 (or at 3:35 a.m. June 16, 2010, Kazakhstan time.) Photo credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi