Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-17

Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-17

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-17 begins expedition 63 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

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Soyuz MS-17


Serial Soyuz MS 11F732A48 #746

Launch Crew Count 3

Status Single Use

Landing Time 2021-04-17T04:55:00+0000


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Crew

Sergey Ryzhikov

Commander

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1974-08-19

Status Active

Type Government


Kathleen Rubins

Flight Engineer

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1978-10-14

Status Active

Type Government


Sergey Kud-Sverchkov

Flight Engineer

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1983-08-23

Status Active

Type Government


Soyuz 2.1a


Height 46.30 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 2810 kg

Liftoff Thrust 4149 kN

Diameter 2.95 Meters

Mass To LEO 7020 kg

Liftoff Mass 312 Tonnes


Launch Success 23

Consecutive Success 18

Maiden Flight 2004-11-04

Launch Failures 1


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