On the Baikonur cosmodrome Specialists of the Rocket and Space Corporation “Energy” named after S.P. The queen (part of the state corporation “Roscosmos”) and profile enterprises of Roskosmos completed operations to refuel the piloted ship “Union MS-20” components of fuel and compressed gases.
After refueling, the ship was delivered to the installation and test case of the site No. 254 and was installed in a dynamic stand for pre-scheduled work. They include laying of healthy loads and installation of screen-vacuum heat insulation, control weighing of the ship and its dock with a transitional carrier rocket compartment.
Start of the Soyuz-2.1A carrier missile with the piloted ship “Union MS-20” is scheduled for December 8, 2021. The flight to the International Space Station duration of 12 days will be held under a contract with Space Adventures. The commander of the main crew is the cosmonaut of Roscosmos, Alexander Misurnkin, and Yusaka Maesava, President of the Start Tudai Corporation, and Jozoa Hirano, Personal Assistant Yusaka Maesava are appointed as participants in the cosmic flight to the main crew.