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Soyuz-TMA 13



Soyuz-TMA 13 is a Russian passenger craft that was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur at 07:01 UT on 12 October 2008. It carried an American astronaut, an American tourist, and a Russian astronaut to the International Space Station. It docked with the Zarya module of the ISS at 08:26 UT on 14 October. The tourist, along with two long-time ISS residents, returned in the previously docked TMA-12 on 23 October, leaving behind the two TMA-13 astronauts for a six-month stay in the ISS.

Alternate Names

  • 33399
  • Soyuz-TMA13

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-10-12
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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