Space station team sure on eve of first dispatch since rocket disappointment

Two space travelers who endure a sensational dispatch accident in October said on Wednesday they were certain this time about achieving the International Space Station, however they said a little blame had been found on their rocket amid definite checks.

Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and U.S. space travelers Nick Hague and Christina Koch are because of take off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 00:14 nearby time on March 15 (1514 EDT on March 14).

For Ovchinin and Hague, it will be the principal trip since a sensor disappointment two minutes after they launched in a comparable dispatch on Oct. 11 constrained them to play out a crisis arrival.

Talking at a news gathering in Baikonur, Ovchinin said a little blame had been found in their Soyuz-FG dispatch vehicle on Tuesday, yet had been fixed.

“They held fundamental and last checks yesterday. There were more checks today and the rocket is completely prepared. There is no issue and there is nothing to stress over,” Ovchinin said.

Hague said the rocket disappointment in October and the fruitful crisis arriving in which neither he nor Ovchinin were physically harmed had demonstrated that the rocket was “ready to carry out its responsibility”.

“Thus, I’m 100% certain about the rocket to convey us to the space station and bring us home securely,” he said.

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