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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-9

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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













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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.


Soyuz TMA-9

Serial Soyuz TMA 11F732A17 #219

Launch Crew Count 3

Status Single Use

Landing Time 2007-04-21T12:31:00+0000



Mikhail Tyurin


Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1960-03-02

Status Retired

Type Government

Michael López-Alegría

Flight Engineer

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1958-05-30

Status Active

Type Private

Anousheh Ansari

Spaceflight Participant

Nationality Iranian

Date Of Birth 1966-09-12

Status Retired

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger

Soyuz FG

Height 49.50 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 3.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 6450 kg

Liftoff Mass 310000 Tonnes

Launch Success 59

Consecutive Success 5

Maiden Flight 2001-05-20

Launch Failures 1

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