Soyuz mission launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov as well as the Challenge movie crew (Russian film producer Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild) to the International Space Station.
The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.
Soyuz spacecraft for the Soyuz MS-19 mission to the ISS.Soyuz Details
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NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei joined two Russian cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz spacecraft, undocked from the International Space Station and plunged back to Earth Wednesday, landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan to close out a U.S.-record 355-da…
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, launched by Russia to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft last April, returns this week to a world torn by war in Ukraine and escalating superpower tension as he closes out a 355-day sta…
At 07:21 UTC on March 30, Soyuz MS-19 undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and subsequently landed on the Kazakh Steppe at 11:29 UTC. This concludes a five-month mission for the spacecraft and the second-ever one-year missio…
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in Kazakhstan March 30, an ordinary end of a mission in extraordinary times.
What happens next will probably depend on the war in Ukraine.