Soyuz MS-23

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz MS-23 will fly without crew to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to replace Soyuz MS-22, that suffered a thermal control system depressurization/leak on the ISS on December 15, 2022.

Updates

Nosu • Jan. 13, 2023, 2:52 p.m.

Adding T-0 and setting GO


Cosmic_Penguin • Jan. 11, 2023, 9:37 a.m.

Launch moved up to February 20 and without crew to replace damaged Soyuz MS-22.


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
    $80000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7020 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2810 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4230 kg

Soyuz MS-23


Active Human Rated Unmanned Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: None

Scheduled to launch to the ISS in early 2023.

Soyuz Details

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

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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