credit ESA / caption: just in case you did not know that kazakhstan is a very flat and very barren country
The Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft integrated with its TSKB-Progress Soyuz-FG rocket is rolled out to the Baikonur cosmodrome launch pad for its launch to the International Space Station on Wednesday 27 May at 12:34h CEST. It will carry Belgian born European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne, Russian cosmonaut Roman Romenenko and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk
credit ESA / caption: don't get mud on those flight suits fellas!
De Winne (left), Romenenko (centre) and Thirsk (right) carry out the time honoured Russian ceremony of planting a tree before their 27 May 2009 launch on TMA-15 to the ISS. Go through to the extended portion of this blog post to see more roll out images - all photos are care of the European Space Agency
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