Soyuz MS-04

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-04 begins expedition 51 by carrying NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Roscosmos cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin 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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Additional Media

Пуск РКН "Союз-ФГ" с ТПК "Союз МС-04"

20 апреля 2017 года в 10:13 мск с площадки №1 («Гагаринский старт») космодрома Байконур успешно стартовала ракета-носитель «Союз-ФГ», которая вывела транспор...

Старт РКН "Союз-ФГ" с ТПК "Союз МС-04" (сборник HD)

20 апреля 2017 года. Видео пуска ракеты космического назначения "Союз-ФГ" с транспортным пилотируемым кораблём "Союз МС-04" (с четырех точек съёмок).

Soyuz

Family: Soyuz-U
Configuration: FG

The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    49.5 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    310000 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz
  • Family
    Soyuz-U
  • Variant
    FG
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz FG
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    6450 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4500 kg

Soyuz MS-04


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz MS 11F732A48 #735

Soyuz MS-04 was a Soyuz spacecraft that launched on 20 April 2017. It transported two members of the Expedition 52 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Fyodor Yurchikhin and Jack D. Fischer.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Fyodor Yurchikhin

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 3, 1959
Age: 61

Jack D. Fischer

Flight Engineer - American - (NASA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 23, 1974
Age: 46

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Circle Image
Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 339 Failures: 24 Pending: 20

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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