Russia is preparing to launch Soyuz TMA-19 mission on Tuesday, 15 June 2010. Scheduled launch time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome is 2:35 PM Phoenix time (21:35 UTC). The crew aboard TMA-19 will be Fyodor Yurchikhin, Shannon Walker and Douglas Wheelock. Together with the crew of TMA-18 (Alexander Skvortsov, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko) who are currently at the International Space Station (ISS), the six make up Expedition 24.
Coverage by NASA TV begins at 1:00 PM Phoenix time.
The vehicle is due to dock to the ISS Zvezda module on Thursday 17 June at 3:25 PM Phoenix time (22:25 UTC).