Soyuz TMA-17 begins Expedition 22 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Oleg Kotov alongside Flight Engineers, Timothy Creamer (NASA) & Soichi Noguchi (JAXA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on June 2, 2010, 03:25 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-17 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 20 December 2009 21:52 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 22 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Oleg Kotov, Timothy Creamer, and Soichi Noguchi.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