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Expedition 54-55 Crew Launches to the Space Station

Expedition 54-55 Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Scott Tingle of NASA and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Explorati...

Soyuz MS-07

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz MS-07 begins expedition 54 by carrying NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai and Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksander Skvortsov 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.

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-07


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz MS 11F732A48 #737

Soyuz MS-07 is a Soyuz spacecraft launched on 17 December 2017 07:21 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 54 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Anton Shkaplerov, Scott D. Tingle, and Norishige Kanai.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Anton Shkaplerov

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1972
Age: 50

Scott D. Tingle

Flight Engineer - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: July 19, 1965
Age: 56

Norishige Kanai

Flight Engineer - Japanese - ( JAXA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Dec. 5, 1976
Age: 45

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 281 Failures: 10 Pending: 19

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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