LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Apr 08 2008
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz TMA-12

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 8, 2008 at 7:16 AM EDT

(April 8, 2008 at 11:16 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 8, 2008 at 7:16 AM EDT

(April 8, 2008 at 11:16 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 8, 2008 at 7:16 AM EDT

(April 8, 2008 at 11:16 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Human Exploration
    • Soyuz TMA-12 begins Expedition 17 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Sergei Volkov alongside Flight Engineers, Oleg Kononenko (RSA) & Yi So-Yeon (KAP - Korean Astronaut Program) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on October 24, 2008, 03:37 UTC
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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