Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Looks Fantastic As It Prepares To Launch

Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Looks Fantastic as It Prepares to Launch

Looking like something straight out of a movie, this picture shows the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft as it was moved by train to its launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.

The spacecraft is scheduled to launch on March 28 Kazakh time. It will be taking NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, and Russian Cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, to the International Space Station for a whole year. Check out the full image below.[NASA]

Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Looks Fantastic as It Prepares to Launch

Picture: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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