Soyuz TMA-16 begins Expedition 21 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Maksim Surayev alongside Flight Engineer, Jeffrey Williams (NASA) & spaceflight participant Guy LalibertÃ© (Spaceflight Adventures, Canada) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on March 18, 2010, 11:24 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-16 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on September 30 2009 07:14 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 21 crew and one participant to the International Space Station. The Expedition 21 crew consisted of Maksim Surayev and Jeffrey Williams. The spaceflight participant was tourist Guy Laliberté.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