Launch of Soyuz-FG has been performed

29 march 2013

On the 29th of March, 2013 at 00.43.20 Moscow time Soyuz-TMA-08M manned spaceship was successfully launched by Soyuz-FG carrier from Gagarinsky launching pad.

The launch was nominal.

Soyuz-TMA-08M spaceship is to deliver space crew 35/36 to the ISS. The crew members are: Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin, cosmonauts of Roscosmos and Christopher Cassidy, NASA’s astronaut, as well.

Soyuz-FG was developed and produced by TsSKB-Progress (Samara).