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Soyuz-TMA 04M



Soyuz TMA-04M, a Russian manned satellite, was launched from Baikonur on 15 May 2012 at 03:01UT by a Soyuz rocket. The Soyuz spacecraft docked to the International Space Station's (ISS) Mini Research Module-2 (MRM-2) Zenith port at 04:36 UT on 17 May 2012. Soyuz-TMA 04M carried a crew of three, two Russian cosmonauts, and a NASA astronaut. Soyuz-TMA 04M is planned to remain docked to the ISS until 17 September 2012, whereupon it will undock and land in Kazakhstan.

Alternate Names

  • 38291
  • Soyuz-TMA04M

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-05-15
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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