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Soyuz-TMA 1M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-052A

Description

Soyuz-TMA 1M, a Russian manned satellite, was launched from Baikonur at 23:10 UT on 07 October 2010 by a Soyuz FG rocket. The manned craft carried one NASA astronaut and two Russian Cosmonauts to the International Space Station where they will join their colleagues boosting the lab's crew size to six. Flying on automated approach, the satellite docked to the Poisk compartment on the ISS Zvezda module at 00:01 UT on 10 October 2010. Soyuz-TMA 1M introduced new improvements to the veteran vehicle, featuring new guidance, navigation, control and data processing systems, along with an improved cooling device for the vehicle's electronics. The spacecraft features a variety of avionics and computer upgrades that allows the vehicle to be less operator intensive.

Alternate Names

  • 37183
  • Soyuz-TMA1M

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-10-07
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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