Soyuz MS-20

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-20 will carry Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksandr Misurkin as well as two tourists, a Japanese billionere Yusaku Maezawa and his assistant Yozo Hirano, to the International Space Station.

Soyuz 2.1a

Family: Soyuz
Configuration:

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.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
    4149 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1a
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1a
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $US$80 million (Arianespace)
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7020 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2810 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4230 kg

Soyuz MS-20


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: None

Scheduled to launch to the ISS in December 2021.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Alexander Misurkin

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Sept. 23, 1977
Age: 44

Yusaku Maezawa

Tourist - Japanese - ( SA )

Status: In-Training

Date of Birth: Nov. 22, 1975
Age: 45

Yozo Hirano

Tourist - Japanese - ( SA )

Status: In-Training

Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1985
Age: 36

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 269 Failures: 10 Pending: 25

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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