Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 264

Soyuz TMA-15

Parus

Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  27.05.2009
Launch time:  10:34 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  350 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  29.05.2009, 12:34:16 UTC
Undocking ISS:  01.12.2009, 03:56 UTC
Landing date:  01.12.2009
Landing time:  07:16 UTC
Landing site:  51° 06' 18.18" N, 67° 17' 17.7" E

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Romanenko  Roman Yuriyevich  Commander 1 187d 20h 42m  2961 
2  De Winne  Frank  Flight Engineer 2 187d 20h 42m  2961 
3  Thirsk  Robert Brent  Flight Engineer 2 187d 20h 42m  2961 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Romanenko
2  De Winne
3  Thirsk
Landing
1  Romanenko
2  De Winne
3  Thirsk

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Kondratiyev  Dmitri Yuriyevich  Commander
2  Kuipers  André  Flight Engineer
3  Hadfield  Chris Austin  Flight Engineer

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Landing 99 km NNE of Arkalyk. ISS Expedition 20 / 21.

Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TMA-15 docked to ISS on May 29, 2009. Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne and Robert Thirsk became the ISS Expedition 20 (together with ISS Expedition 19 crew members Gennadi Padalka, Michael Barratt and Koichi Wakata). The ISS resident crew raised up to six persons.

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Last update on September 14, 2013.