Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 278

Soyuz TMA-21

Tarkhaniy

Russia

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  04.04.2011
Launch time:  22:18 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  350 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking ISS:  06.04.2011, 23:09 UTC
Undocking ISS:  16.09.2011, 00:38 UTC
Landing date:  16.09.2011
Landing time:  03:59 UTC
Landing site:  47°19'11,6" N, 69°30'06,8" E

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Samokutyayev  Aleksandr Mikhailovich  Commander 1 164d 05h 41m  2576 
2  Borisenko  Andrei Ivanovich  Flight Engineer 1 164d 05h 41m  2576 
3  Garan  Ronald John, Jr.  Flight Engineer 2 164d 05h 41m  2576 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Samokutyayev
2  Borisenko
3  Garan
Landing
1  Samokutyayev
2  Borisenko
3  Garan

Animations: Soyuz

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Shkaplerov  Anton Nikolayevich  Commander
2  Ivanishin  Anatoli Alekseyevich  Flight Engineer
3  Burbank  Daniel Christopher  Flight Engineer

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Flight

Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Landing 144 km southeast of Dzheskasgan. ISS Expedition 27 / 28.

Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TMA-21 docked to ISS on April 06, 2011. Aleksandr Samokutyayev, Andrei Borisenko and Ronald Garan became the ISS Expedition 27 (together with ISS Expedition 26 crew members Dmitri Kondratiyev, Paolo Nespoli and Catherine Coleman).

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Last update on August 08, 2012.