Soyuz MS-17 Undocking

Soyuz MS-17 Undocking

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2021-04-17T01:33:00+0000
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Event Description

The Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft will undock from the International Space Station carrying Expedition 64 crew members ROSCOSMOS cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov as well as NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins.

Programs

Soyuz

The Soyuz programme is a human spaceflight programme initiated by the Soviet Union in the early 1960s. The Soyuz spacecraft was originally part of a Moon landing project intended to put a Soviet cosmonaut on the Moon. It was the third Soviet human spaceflight programme after the Vostok and Voskhod programmes.

International Space Station

The International Space Station programme is tied together by a complex set of legal, political and financial agreements between the sixteen nations involved in the project, governing ownership of the various components, rights to crewing and utilization, and responsibilities for crew rotation and resupply of the International Space Station. It was conceived in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan, during the Space Station Freedom project as it was originally called.

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Expedition 64

Sergey Ryzhikov

Commander

Kathleen Rubins

Flight Engineer

Mark T. Vande Hei

Flight Engineer

Michael S. Hopkins

Flight Engineer

Oleg Novitskiy

Flight Engineer

Pyotr Dubrov

Flight Engineer

Sergey Kud-Sverchkov

Flight Engineer

Shannon Walker

Flight Engineer

Soichi Noguchi

Flight Engineer

Victor J. Glover

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International Space Station

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