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ISS 44

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz TMA-17M launch to the International Space Station with 3 crew for Expedition 44. The crew consists of cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, JAXA astronaut Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Norwood Lindgren

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
    310000 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-17M


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz TMA-M 11F732A47 #717

Soyuz TMA-17M was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 22 July 2015. It transported three members of the Expedition 44 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui, and Kjell N. Lindgren

Soyuz Details

Crew


Oleg Kononenko

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: June 21, 1964
Age: 58

Kimiya Yui

Flight Engineer - Japanese - ( JAXA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 30, 1970
Age: 52

Kjell N. Lindgren

Flight Engineer - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 23, 1973
Age: 49

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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