Soyuz TMA-4 begins Expedition 9 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka alongside Flight Engineers, Michael Fincke (NASA) & AndrÃ© Kuipers (ESA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on October 24, 2004, 00:35:00 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-4 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 19 April 2004 03:19 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 9 crew and one astronaut to the International Space Station. The Expedition 9 crew consisted of Gennady Padalka and Michael Fincke. The astronaut was ESA astronaut André Kuipers.Soyuz Details
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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.INFO WIKI