Soyuz Rocket Moves To Launch Pad
The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft and its booster were moved to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a railcar on November 11, 2011, for final preparations prior to launch to the International Space Station on November 14, Baikonur time. The TMA-22 will carry Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov, Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Anatoly Ivanishin to the complex. The trio will spend almost five months on the station. The video includes interviews with Mike Barratt, NASA's Deputy Chief Astronaut and William Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration Operations.