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Countdown to Launch

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Expedition 14 Crew Launch Day Timeline

Note: Times are approximate. Exact times will be furnished by GCTC in Baikonur.

September 18

Crew wake-up: L-8 hrs 30 mins
01:38

Depart Cosmonaut Hotel: L-7 hrs
03:08

Arrive Bldg 254: L-6 hrs
04:08

Medical Ops: L-5 hrs 30 mins
04:08

40 minutes Free time: L-5 hrs 30 mins
04:38

Don Launch and Entry Suit “Sokol” /comm checks, pressure checks and medical parameter checks: L-4 hrs 50 mins
05:18

Meeting with Directors and Delegation: L-3 hrs 40 mins
06:28

Crew Report to Head of Government Commision: L-3 hrs 5 mins
07:03

Board bus for launch pad: L-3 hrs
07:08

Arrive at the launch pad: L-2 hrs 40 mins
07:28

Farewell at the elevator: L-2 hrs 25 mins
07:33

Ride elevator to Soyuz: L-2 hrs 25 mins
07:43

Evacuation bus to launch viewing site: L-40 mins
09:28

Launch: L-0
10:08:40