Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 317

Soyuz MS-16

Irkut

Russia

Russia
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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  09.04.2020
Launch time:  08:05:06.463 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  31
Altitude:  419 - 440 km
Inclination:  51.64°
Docking ISS:  09.04.2020, 14:13:18 UTC
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Crew Soyuz MS-16

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original crew photo

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Ivanishin  Anatoli Alekseyevich  Commander 3

 
2  Vagner  Ivan Viktorovich  Flight Engineer 1

 
3  Cassidy  Christopher John "Chris"  Flight Engineer 3

 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Ivanishin
2  Vagner
3  Cassidy
Soyuz MS spacecraft
Landing
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2  
3  

Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Ryzhikov  Sergei Nikolaevich  Commander
2  Babkin  Andrei Nikolayevich  Flight Engineer
3  Bowen  Stephen Gerard  Flight Engineer
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Hardware

Launch vehicle:  Soyuz-2.1a (No. V15000-042)
Spacecraft:  Soyuz MS-16 (MS No. 745)

Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. ISS Expedition 62 / 63.

Due to medical reasons former prime crew members Nikolai Tikhonov and Andrei Babkin were replaced by the backup cosmonauts on February 19, 2020.

Following an only six hours solo flight Soyuz MS-16 docked to ISS on April 09, 2020. Anatoli Ivanishin, Ivan Vagner and Christopher Cassidy became the ISS Expedition 62 (together with ISS Expedition 61 crew members Oleg Skripochka, Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan). With the arrival Expedition 62 became a six-person-crew.

Photos / Graphics

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Soyuz MS crew in training
crew in training crew in training
Soyuz MS-16 rollout Soyuz MS-16 rollout
Soyuz MS-16 erection Soyuz MS-16 erection
Soyuz MS-16 on the launch pad Soyuz MS-16 launch
Soyuz MS-16 launch

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Last update on April 10, 2020.

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