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-20M begins expedition 47 by carrying 3 cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skriprochka alongside NASA astronaut Jeff Williams will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station.

Launch Window


NET: March 18th 2016 - 21:26 UTC

Open: March 18th 2016 - 21:26 UTC

Close: March 18th 2016 - 21:26 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=8WueJw3VN58

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