Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 290

Soyuz TMA-09M

Olympus

Russia

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Patch Soyuz TMA-09M

Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  28.05.2013
Launch time:  20:31 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  350 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  29.05.2013, 02:10 UTC
Undocking ISS:  10.11.2013,23:26 UTC
Landing date:  11.11.2013
Landing time:  02:50 UTC
Landing site:  47°18'54,599"N,69°27'34,788"E

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Crew Soyuz TMA-09M

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Yurchikhin  Fyodor Nikolayevich  Commander 4 166d 06h 19m  2581 
2  Parmitano  Luca Salvo  Flight Engineer 1 166d 06h 19m  2581 
3  Nyberg  Karen Lujean  Flight Engineer 2 166d 06h 19m  2581 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Yurchikhin
2  Parmitano
3  Nyberg
Landing
1  Yurchikhin
2  Parmitano
3  Nyberg

Animations: Soyuz

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Tyurin  Mikhail Vladislavovich  Commander
2  Mastracchio  Richard Alan "Rick"  Flight Engineer
3  Wakata  Koichi  Flight Engineer
Crew Soyuz TMA-09M backup

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Landing 142 km southeast of Dzheskasgan. ISS Expedition 36 / 37.

Following an only six hours solo flight Soyuz TMA-09M docked to ISS on May 29, 2013. Fyodor Yurchikhin, Luca Parmitano and Karen Nyberg became the ISS Expedition 36 (together with ISS Expedition 35 crew members Pavel Vinogradov, Aleksandr Misurkin and Christopher Cassidy).

Drawings / Photos

Soyuz TMA-09M integration Soyuz TMA-09M rollout
Soyuz TMA-09M erection Soyuz TMA-09M on the launch pad
Soyuz TMA-09M launch Soyuz TMA-09M landing
Soyuz TMA-09M recovery  

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Last update on November 29, 2013.