The main and backup crews of the Soyuz TMA-19M manned spacecraft are conducting final training at Baikonur.
The start of the expedition is scheduled for December 15, 2015, on the same day the ship will dock to the ISS. Flight telemetry will be received not only at Baikonur, but also in the Amur Region, at the Vostochny command and measurement point, which has already entered the unified system of the ground-based automated spacecraft control complex.
Interview: the crew of the Soyuz TMA-19M (Yuri Malenchenko, Timothy Kopra, Timothy Peak), Rano Juraeva, Vladimir Moiseev.
Malenchenko Yu.I. -- cosmonaut pilot, test pilot, Hero of the Russian Federation, People's Hero of Kazakhstan. T.L. Kopra is an American pilot, NASA research astronaut. Peak T.N. -- test pilot, retired Major of the British Air Force, ESA astronaut. Juraeva R.F. - Candidate of Technical Sciences, General Director of FSUE "CENKI". Moiseev V. - Head of the Integrated Systems Department, Deputy Director of projects for the creation of ground-based automated spacecraft control systems, measuring complexes of cosmodromes and information and telecommunication systems of JSC RKS.