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At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, work continues on the manned program. / August 2, 2011 /

At Baikonur continues preparations for the launch of manned spacecraft «Soyuz TMA-22» and the cargo transport vehicle «Progress M-12M.» Today, the Russian space industry calculations performed testing of the «Kurs» manned spacecraft. Cargo ship in a vacuum chamber, where it completed testing for leaks.

Launch space rocket «Soyuz-U» with the cargo ship «Progress M-12M» is scheduled for August 24, 2011. Cargo ship should be delivered to the International Space Station more than 2.5 tons of payload.
Launching a manned spacecraft «Soyuz TMA-22» is scheduled for September this year. On the ship will leave the next expedition to the ISS.

Press-service of Russian Federal Space Agency and Space Center «South»


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