Week 3 in pictures - The launch!
The Foton-M3 scientific module crammed with all the experiments that will be run during the mission.
The full scale of the Foton module is impressive. Now that the experiments are loaded into the module, preparations begin to move foton into the Soyuz rocket.
The window seat
The view from the bus on the way to the launch. Now anticipation is really building...
Fill her up!
The Soyuz is fuelled for the last time as it sits on the transport train, ready to be lifted into the vertical.
Last update: 17 July 2013