Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 289

Soyuz TMA-08M

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Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  28.03.2013
Launch time:  20:43 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  350 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  29.03.2013, 02:28 UTC
Undocking ISS:  10.09.2013, 23:35 UTC
Landing date:  11.09.2013
Landing time:  02:58 UTC
Landing site:  47°23'16.994" N, 69°38'50.585" E

walkout photo

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Vinogradov  Pavel Vladimirovich  Commander 3 166d 06h 15m  2581 
2  Misurkin  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich  Flight Engineer 1 166d 06h 15m  2581 
3  Cassidy  Christopher John "Chris"  Flight Engineer 2 166d 06h 15m  2581 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Vinogradov
2  Misurkin
3  Cassidy
Landing
1  Vinogradov
2  Misurkin
3  Cassidy

Animations: Soyuz

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Kotov  Oleg Valeriyevich  Commander
2  Ryazansky  Sergei Nikolayevich  Flight Engineer
3  Hopkins  Michael Scott  Flight Engineer

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Landing 152 km southeast of Dzheskasgan.ISS Expedition 35 / 36.

Following a only six hours solo flight Soyuz TMA-08M docked to ISS on March 29, 2013. Pavel Vinogradov, Aleksandr Misurkin and Christopher Cassidy became the ISS Expedition 35 (together with ISS Expedition 34 crew members Roman Romanenko, Chris Hadfield and Thomas Marshburn). It was the shortest time from launch to docking.

Drawings / Photos

Soyuz TMA-08M landing Soyuz TMA-08M landing
Soyuz TMA-08M landing Soyuz TMA-08M recovery

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Last update on September 15, 2013.