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Soyuz TMA-03M

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz TMA-03M begins expedition 30 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko alongside Flight Engineers, André Kuipers (ESA) & Donald Pettit (NASA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 1 July 2012, 08:14 UTC

Soyuz

Family:
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
    305 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz
  • Family
  • 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 TMA-03M


In-active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz TMA-M 11F732A47 #703

Soyuz TMA-03M was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 21 December 2011 13:16 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 30 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Oleg Kononenko, André Kuipers, and Donald Pettit.

Soyuz TMA-M Details

Crew


Oleg Kononenko

Commander - configurations.Country.None - ( RFSA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: June 21, 1964
Age: 60

André Kuipers

Flight Engineer - configurations.Country.None - ( ESA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Oct. 5, 1958
Age: 65

Donald Pettit

Flight Engineer - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 20, 1955
Age: 69

Progress Rocket Space Center

Progress Rocket Space Center

(PRSC)

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

Agency Type:

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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