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Soyuz MS-12



For the first time in 2019, humans launched to space aboard Roscosmos’ veteran Soyuz-FG rocket and the Soyuz MS crew vehicle. The mission, Soyuz MS-12, ferried three crewmembers, one Russian and two Americans, to the International Space Station.

Aleksey Ovchinin and Nick Hague – two of the crew – launched just six months after they were involved in the Soyuz MS-10 In-Flight Abort on 11 October 2018. They were joined on Soyuz MS-12 by NASA astronaut Christina Koch.

Alternate Names

  • 44069
  • SoyuzMS12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2019-03-14
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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

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