Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 309

Soyuz MS-06

Altair

Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  12.09.2017
Launch time:  21:17:02.407 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  400 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  13.09.2017, 02:55 UTC
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Crew Soyuz MS-06

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original crew photo

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Misurkin  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich  Commander 2

 
2  Vande Hei  Mark Thomas  Flight Engineer 1

 
3  Acaba  Joseph Michael  Flight Engineer 3

 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Misurkin
2  Vande Hei
3  Acaba
Landing
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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Shkaplerov  Anton Nikolayevich  Commander
2  Tingle  Scott David "Maker"  Flight Engineer
3  Walker  Shannon  Flight Engineer
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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. ISS Expedition 53 / 54.

Following a six hours solo flight Soyuz MS-06 docked to ISS on September 13, 2017. Aleksandr Misurkin, Mark Vande Hei and Joseph Acaba became the ISS Expedition 53 (together with ISS Expedition 52 crew members Sergei Ryazansky, Randolph Bresnik and Paolo Nespoli). With the arrival Expedition 53 became a six-person-crew.

Graphics / Photos

Sojus MS Sojus MS
Sojus MS crew in training
crew in training Misurkin in training
Soyuz MS-06 integration Soyuz MS-06 rollout
Soyuz MS-06 erection Soyuz MS-06 erection
Soyuz MS-06 on the launch pad Soyuz MS-06 launch

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Last update on September 13, 2017.