Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 297

Soyuz TMA-15M

Astraeus

Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  23.11.2014
Launch time:  21:01 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  31
Altitude:  408 - 417 km
Inclination:  51,65°
Docking ISS:  24.11.2014, 02:49 UTC
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Crew Soyuz TMA-15M

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Shkaplerov  Anton Nikolayevich  Commander 2

 
2  Cristoforetti  Samantha  Flight Engineer 1

 
3  Virts  Terry Wayne, Jr.  Flight Engineer 2

 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Shkaplerov
2  Cristoforetti
3  Virts
Landing
1  
2  
3  

Animations: Soyuz

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Kononenko  Oleg Dmitriyevich  Commander
2  Yui  Kimiya  Flight Engineer
3  Lindgren  Kjell Norwood  Flight Engineer
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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. ISS Expedition 42 / 43.

Following an only six hours solo flight Soyuz TMA-15M docked to ISS on November 24, 2014. Anton Shkaplerov, Samantha Cristoforetti and Terry Virts became the ISS Expedition 42 (together with ISS Expedition 41 crew members Aleksandr Samokutyayev, Yelena Serova and Barry Wilmore).

Drawings / Photos

crew in training
Soyuz TMA-15M rollout Soyuz TMA-15M rollout
Soyuz TMA-15M erection Soyuz TMA-15M on the launch pad
Soyuz TMA-15M launch

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Last update on November 26, 2014