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Mark T. Vande Hei

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Date of Birth: Nov. 10, 1966
Age: 54


Mark Thomas Vande Hei is a NASA astronaut who served as a flight Engineer for Expedition 53 and 54 on the International Space Station.

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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-19

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Sept. 22, 2021, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-19 will carry Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov as well as Klim Shipenko, a film producer and an actress to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz MS-06

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Sept. 12, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-06 begins expedition 53 by carrying NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joseph Acaba and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-18

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
April 9, 2021, 7:42 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-18 begins expedition 65 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Pyotr Dubrov and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


New Shepard
Success
1 week ago
NS-15
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

Fifteenth flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. During the mission, astronaut operational exercises will be conducted in preparation for hum…


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
Soyuz MS-18
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-18 begins expedition 65 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Pyotr Dubrov and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei to the International …


Long March 4B
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Long March 4B
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks ago
Starlink 23
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 4C
Success
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Gaofen-12-02
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a …