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Soyuz-TMA 14

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-015A

Description

Soyuz-TMA 14 is a Russian (RKA) passenger craft that was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur at 11:49 UT on 26 March 2009. It carried a Russian cosmonaut, an American astronaut and a space tourist to the International Space Station. It docked with the Zvezda module of the ISS at 13:05 UT on 28 March 2009. The last 150 meters during the approach to docking were performed manually after a computer glitch occurred. The two astronauts will form part of the ISS Expedition 19 crew while the tourist will return 07 April 2009 aboard Soyuz-TMA 13 with two members of the current ISS crew.

Alternate Names

  • 34669
  • Soyuz-TMA14

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-03-26
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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

 
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