Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 233 Failures: 11 Pending: 24

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.

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Launch Vehicle


Soyuz

Configuration: FG
Family: Soyuz-U

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

Vehicle Specifications


Soyuz FG
GTO: None
LEO: 6450
Length: 49.5 m
Diameter: 10.3 m
Launch Mass: 310000k kg
Thurst: None kN
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Human Exploration


Soyuz TMA-19M begins expedition 46 by carrying 3 astronauts to the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, ESA astronaut Tim Peake, and Yuri Malenchenko of Roscosmos will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. Tim Peake will be the first UK astronaut in space for over 20 years and the first every British citizen to visit the ISS. It landed on 18 June 2016 09:15 UTC

Launch Window


NET: December 15th 2015 - 11:03 UTC

Open: December 15th 2015 - 11:03 UTC

Close: December 15th 2015 - 11:03 UTC

Watch the Launch



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSWIdAI4R2g

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