Soyuz MS-09

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan #SoyuzMS09

Soyuz MS-09 begins expedition 56 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor 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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Пуск РН "Союз-ФГ" с ТПК "Союз МС-09". Прямая трансляция. Soyuz MS-09 Baykonur Launch LIVE

Таймкоды: "13:25 - посадка экипажа в корабль" "20:04 - дублирующий экипаж ТПК на нулевой отметке" "34:40 - сюжет об экипаже "Союз МС-09" "42:49 - сюжет о при...

Start von Alexander Gerst - gesehen von der Besucherplattform in Baikonur

Sojus-Start MS-09 mit Alexander Gerst - gesehen von der Besucherplattform des Kosmodrome in #Baikonur. Extrem beeindruckend... Weitere Informationen zur Miss...

Horizons liftoff replay - from Horizons Launch and Docking


Horizons mission - liftoff replay

At 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST), 6 June 2018, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was launched into space alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos ...

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-09


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz MS 11F732A48 #739

Soyuz MS-09 is a Soyuz spaceflight which launched on June 6, 2018. It transported three members of the Expedition 56 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consists of Sergey Prokopyev, Alexander Gerst and Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor to the International Space Station.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Sergey Prokopyev

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Feb. 19, 1975
Age: 45

Alexander Gerst

Flight Engineer - German - (ESA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: May 3, 1976
Age: 44

Serena Auñón-Chancellor

Flight Engineer - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 9, 1976
Age: 44

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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