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Soyuz TMA-22

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz TMA-22 begins Expedition 29 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov alongside Flight Engineers, Anatoli Ivanishin (RSA) & Daniel C. Burbank (NASA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 27 April 2012, 11:45 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-22


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Soyuz TMA 11F732A17 #232

Soyuz TMA-22 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 14 November 2011 04:14 UTC. It transported three members of the Expedition 29 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consisted of Anton Shkaplerov, Anatoli Ivanishin, and Daniel C. Burbank

Soyuz Details

Crew


Anton Shkaplerov

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1972
Age: 50

Anatoli Ivanishin

Flight Engineer - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 15, 1969
Age: 53

Daniel C. Burbank

Flight Engineer - American - ( NASA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: July 27, 1961
Age: 60

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 282 Failures: 10 Pending: 18

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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