Soyuz TMA-9 begins Expedition 14 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin alongside Flight Engineers, Michael López-Alegría (NASA) & spaceflight participant Anousheh Ansari (Space Adventures) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 21 April 2007, 12:31 UTC
The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.
Soyuz TMA-9 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 18 September 2006 04:08 UTC. It transported two members of the Expedition 14 crew and one participant to the International Space Station. The Expedition 14 crew consisted of Mikhail Tyurin and Michael López-Alegría. The participant was tourist Anousheh Ansari.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