The crew to fly to Baikonur for “trying” the ship “Union,” 7 Oct

MOSCOW, September 26 — RIA Novosti. The astronauts of Roskosmos Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko, NASA astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough, and also their doublers — cosmonauts of Roscosmos Alexander Misurkin and Nikolai Tikhonov, NASA astronaut mark Vande Hai 7 October, is likely to again fly to Baikonur, told RIA Novosti source in the industry.

“According to preliminary data, on October 7, can be assigned to flight crews to Baikonur airfield “Chkalovsky”. So-called re “fitting” the crew of the ship “the Union” tentatively scheduled for October 8,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

In the cosmonaut training Center, does not comment on this information.

As previously reported, not going to the ISS crew and their understudies to define a new launch date of September 19, returned from Baikonur to Moscow and await the decision of the state Commission.

The postponement of the launch of “Soyuz MS-02” with a new crew on the ISS from September 23 to indefinitely became a mechanical failure leading to short circuit the electric cable exposed after the rolling of the head fairing.