LAUNCH CENTER

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Thu Nov 17 2016
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz MS-03

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

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(8:20 PM UTC)

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(8:20 PM UTC)

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(8:20 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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Rocket Details

Name:

Soyuz FG

Description:

The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.

Soyuz FG rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Human Exploration
  • Soyuz MS-03 begins expedition 50 by carrying NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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