Soyuz TMA-11 begins Expedition 16 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko alongside Flight Engineers, Peggy Whitson (NASA) & Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor (National Space Agency of Malaysia) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on April 19, 2008, 08:30 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-11 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on October 10 2007 13:22 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 16 crew and one participant to the International Space Station. The Expedition 16 crew consisted of Yuri Malenchenko and Peggy Whitson. The participant was surgeon Sheikh Muszaphar.Soyuz Details
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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