Baikonur complex in Kazakhstan.

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    JSC2004-E-21493 (17 April 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-4 capsule and its booster rocket roll to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 17, 2004, in preparation for the launch of the Expedition 9 crew and a European researcher to the International Space Station (ISS) April 19. The Soyuz vehicle is transported to the launch pad horizontally on a railcar from its processing hangar in a process that takes about 2.5 hours to complete. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
     
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    JSC2004-E-21499 (17 April 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-4 capsule and its booster rocket roll to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 17, 2004, in preparation for the launch of the Expedition 9 crew and a European researcher to the International Space Station (ISS) April 19. The Soyuz vehicle is transported to the launch pad horizontally on a railcar from its processing hangar in a process that takes about 2.5 hours to complete. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
     
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    JSC2004-E-21508 (17 April 2004) --- The rollout locomotive prepares to back away from the launch pad, leaving the Soyuz TMA-4 capsule and its booster rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 17, 2004, in preparation for the launch of the Expedition 9 crew and a European researcher to the International Space Station (ISS) April 19. The Soyuz vehicle is transported to the launch pad horizontally on a railcar from its processing hangar in a process that takes about 2.5 hours to complete. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
     
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    JSC2004-E-21509 (17 April 2004) --- The rollout locomotive prepares to back away from the launch pad, leaving the Soyuz TMA-4 capsule and its booster rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 17, 2004, in preparation for the launch of the Expedition 9 crew and a European researcher to the International Space Station (ISS) April 19. The Soyuz vehicle is transported to the launch pad horizontally on a railcar from its processing hangar in a process that takes about 2.5 hours to complete. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
     
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    Please note, I have post these photographs here on TrainBoard under the below guidelines posted on the NASA Website as show below

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    Here is a few more but I think she was found the last of them for now.

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    JSC2004-E-44809 (12 October 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-5 vehicle rolled to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan October 12, 2004, in preparation for its launch October 14 to send astronaut Leroy Chiao, Expedition 10 commander and NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer; cosmonaut Salizhan S. Sharipov, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Expedition 10 flight engineer and Soyuz commander; and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin to the ISS. Chiao and Sharipov will replace the Expedition 9 crew, cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Expedition 9 commander, and astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, while Shargin conducts 8 days of scientific experiments. He will return to Earth with Padalka and Fincke October 24. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"
     
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    JSC2004-E-44810 (12 October 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-5 vehicle rolled to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan October 12, 2004, in preparation for its launch October 14 to send astronaut Leroy Chiao, Expedition 10 commander and NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer; cosmonaut Salizhan S. Sharipov, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Expedition 10 flight engineer and Soyuz commander; and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin to the ISS. Chiao and Sharipov will replace the Expedition 9 crew, cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Expedition 9 commander, and astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, while Shargin conducts 8 days of scientific experiments. He will return to Earth with Padalka and Fincke October 24. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"
     
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    JSC2004-E-44817 (12 October 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-5 vehicle rolled to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan October 12, 2004, in preparation for its launch October 14 to send astronaut Leroy Chiao, Expedition 10 commander and NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer; cosmonaut Salizhan S. Sharipov, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Expedition 10 flight engineer and Soyuz commander; and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin to the ISS. Chiao and Sharipov will replace the Expedition 9 crew, cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Expedition 9 commander, and astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, while Shargin conducts 8 days of scientific experiments. He will return to Earth with Padalka and Fincke October 24. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"
     
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    JSC2004-E-44821 (12 October 2004) --- The Soyuz TMA-5 vehicle rolled to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan October 12, 2004, in preparation for its launch October 14 to send astronaut Leroy Chiao, Expedition 10 commander and NASA International Space Station (ISS) science officer; cosmonaut Salizhan S. Sharipov, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Expedition 10 flight engineer and Soyuz commander; and Russian Space Forces cosmonaut Yuri Shargin to the ISS. Chiao and Sharipov will replace the Expedition 9 crew, cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka, Expedition 9 commander, and astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, while Shargin conducts 8 days of scientific experiments. He will return to Earth with Padalka and Fincke October 24. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"
     
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    Wow, absolutely amazing pics there! Really cool stuff. Guess that's a real high wide load! [​IMG]
     
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    Astronomically High... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    SWEET!!!
    Hmmm... Oh boy... ANOTHER layout idea!!!
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    The ops session could be completed in real time!, but how many operators would you really need? 2?
     
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    Truely would be an interesting kitbash!

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    The Russian Soyuz TMA-01M spaceship that will carry new crew to the international space station is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on October 5, 2010.

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    A Proton-M rocket, carrying a Nimiq 6 communication satellite is transported to the launch pad at Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome, on May 14, 2012


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