Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 365 Failures: 11 Pending: 28

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.

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Launch Vehicle


Soyuz

Configuration: FG
Family: Soyuz-U

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

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Human Exploration


Soyuz MS-10 was expected to begin expedition 57 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague to the International Space Station. However a launch failure occurred resulting in a loss of vehicle during flight, both crew members returned to Earth nominally.

Launch Window


NET: October 11th 2018 - 08:40 UTC

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan