June 26, 2017

Video: Soyuz rocket rolled to pad for Expedition 49 crew launch

The Russian Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft and booster rocket were rolled out to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday in preparation for liftoff Wednesday on a two-day trek to the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko, will join the station’s existing three-person Expedition 49 crew.

Soyuz assembly

Rollout

Going vertical

NASA soundbites

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