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Soyuz-TMA 2M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2011-023A

Description

Soyuz-TMA 2M, a Russian spacecraft, was launched from Baikonur on 07 June 2011 at 20:12 UT by a Soyuz rocket. The satellite weighed 7.2 tonnes and docked to the International Space Station's (ISS) Mini Research Module 1 (MRM-1) Nadir port on 09 June 2011 at 21:18 UT. The craft carried a crew of three that consisted of a Russian cosmonaut, an American astronaut, and a Japanese astronaut. The crew will join their colleagues on-board the ISS in preparing for the arrival of shuttle Atlantis that is expected to launch in July 2011.

Alternate Names

  • 37633

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-06-07
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Disciplines

  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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