Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 311

Soyuz MS-08

Hawaii

Russia

Patch Soyuz MS-08 Patch Soyuz MS-08 (design by Arnold's daughter)

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  21.03.2018
Launch time:  17:44:23.396 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  400 km
Inclination:  51.6°
Docking ISS:  23.03.2018, 19:40:18 UTC
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Crew Soyuz MS-08

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Artemyev  Oleg Germanovich  Commander 2

 
2  Feustel  Andrew Jay "Drew"  Flight Engineer 3

 
3  Arnold  Richard Robert II "Ricky"  Flight Engineer 2

 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Artemyev
2  Feustel
3  Arnold
Landing
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Animations: Soyuz

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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Ovchinin  Aleksei Nikolaevich  Commander
2  Hague  Tyler Nicholas "Nick"  Flight Engineer
Crew Soyuz MS-08 backup

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. ISS Expedition 55 / 56.

Following a two-day solo flight Soyuz MS-08 docked to ISS on March 23, 2018. Oleg Artemyev, Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold became the ISS Expedition 55 (together with ISS Expedition 53 crew members Anton Shkaplerov, Scott Tingle and Norishige Kanai). With the arrival Expedition 54 became a six-person-crew.

Graphics / Photos

Sojus MS Sojus MS
Sojus MS crew in training
crew in training Soyuz MS-08 integration
Soyuz MS-08 rollout Soyuz MS-08 erection
Soyuz MS-08 on the launch pad Soyuz MS-08 launch

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Last update on April 20, 2018.

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