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Soyuz TMA-17

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

Soyuz

Family: Soyuz-U
Configuration: FG

The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    49.5 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    305 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz
  • Family
    Soyuz-U
  • Variant
    FG
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz FG
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    6450 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4500 kg

Soyuz TMA-17


In-active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz TMA 11F732A17 #227

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 TMA Details

Crew


Oleg Kotov

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Oct. 27, 1965
Age: 58

Timothy Creamer

Flight Engineer - American - ( NASA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Nov. 15, 1959
Age: 64

Soichi Noguchi

Flight Engineer - Japanese - ( JAXA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: April 15, 1965
Age: 59

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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