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Soyuz TMA-19M

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

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

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-19M


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz TMA-M 11F732A47 #719

Soyuz TMA-19M is a Soyuz spacecraft launched on 15 December 2015 11:03 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 46 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Yuri Malenchenko, Timothy Kopra, and Timothy Peake.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Yuri Malenchenko

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Dec. 22, 1961
Age: 60

Timothy Kopra

Flight Engineer - American - ( NASA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: April 9, 1963
Age: 59

Tim Peake

Flight Engineer - British - ( ESA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 7, 1972
Age: 50

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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