Soyuz TMA-14 begins Expedition 19 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka alongside Flight Engineer, Michael Barratt (NASA) & spaceflight participant Guy LalibertÃ© (Space Adventures) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on October 11, 2009, 04:32 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-14 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on March 26 2009 11:49 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 19 crew and one participant to the International Space Station. The Expedition 19 crew consisted of Gennady Padalka and Michael Barratt. The spaceflight participant was tourist Charles Simonyi.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