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Soyuz-TMA 10M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-054A

Description

Carrying crew to ISS - Oleg Kotov (Roscosmos), Sergei Ryazansky (Roscosmos), Michael Hopkins (NASA). Precise launch time 20:58:50 UTC. Docked with the Poisk module of the ISS Sep 26 at 02:45 UTC, three minutes ahead of schedule. During the flight the spacecraft fulfills the following tasks; delivery of a visiting crew consisting of up to three persons and small accompanying cargoes, constant availability of the spacecraft, attached to the station during its manned flight, in the standby mode to be ready for emergency descent of the main crew onto the ground in case of hazardous situation on the station, cosmonaut illness or injury, etc. (assured crew return vehicle function); planned descent of the visiting crew onto the ground; returning to the ground, together with the crew, payloads of relatively low mass and volumeand disposal of wastes from the station in the living compartment to be burned down in the atmosphere during descent.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-09-25
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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