Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 284

Soyuz TMA-04M

Altair

Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  15.05.2012
Launch time:  03:01 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  350 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  17.05.2012, 04:36 UTC
Undocking ISS:  16.09.2012, 23:09 UTC
Landing date:  17.09.2012
Landing time:  02:53 UTC
Landing site:  50°59'11,6"N, 67°15'22,2"E

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Padalka  Gennadi Ivanovich  Commander 4 124d 23h 52m  1946 
2  Revin  Sergei Nikolayevich  Flight Engineer 1 124d 23h 52m  1946 
3  Acaba  Joseph Michael  Flight Engineer 2 124d 23h 52m  1946 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Padalka
2  Revin
3  Acaba
Landing
1  Padalka
2  Revin
3  Acaba

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Novitsky  Oleg Viktorovich  Commander
2  Tarelkin  Yevgeni Igorevich  Flight Engineer
3  Ford  Kevin Anthony  Flight Engineer

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Landing 85 km NE of Arkalyk. ISS Expedition 31 / 32.

Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TMA-04M docked to ISS on May 17, 2012. Gennadi Padalka, Sergei Revin and Joseph Acaba became the ISS Expedition 31 (together with ISS Expedition 30 crew members Oleg Kononenko, André Kuipers and Donald Pettit).

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Last update on September 19, 2012.