Soyuz TMA-13 begins Expedition 18 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov alongside Flight Engineer, Michael Fincke (NASA) & spaceflight participant Richard Garriott (Space Adventures) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 8 April 2009, 07:16 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-13 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 12 October 2008 07:01 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 18 crew and one tourist to the International Space Station. The Expedition 18 crew consisted of Yuri Lonchakov and Michael Fincke. The tourist was Richard Garriott.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