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.
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-20m is a Soyuz spacecraft launched on 18 March 2016 21:26 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 47 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Aleksey Ovchinin, Oleg Skripochka, and Jeffrey Williams.Soyuz Details
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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.INFO WIKI