LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Sep 30 2009
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz TMA-16

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

September 30, 2009 at 3:14 AM EDT

(September 30, 2009 at 7:14 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

September 30, 2009 at 3:14 AM EDT

(September 30, 2009 at 7:14 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

September 30, 2009 at 3:14 AM EDT

(September 30, 2009 at 7:14 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Human Exploration
    • Soyuz TMA-16 begins Expedition 21 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Maksim Surayev alongside Flight Engineer, Jeffrey Williams (NASA) & spaceflight participant Guy Laliberté (Spaceflight Adventures, Canada) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on March 18, 2010, 11:24 UTC
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

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