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Soyuz MS-19

Soyuz 2.1a

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

Crew

Anton Shkaplerov

Anton Shkaplerov

Commander

Status: Active
2/20/1972 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 11/14/2011
Last Flight: 12/17/2017

Anton Nikolaevich Shkaplerov (Russian: Антон Николаевич Шкаплеров) (born February 20, 1972 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is a veteran of three spaceflights and is a former Commander of the International Space Station.

Klim Shipenko

Spaceflight Participant

Status: In-Training
6/16/1983 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger

Klim Shipenko is a Russian film director, screenwriter, actor and producer.

Mission

Soyuz MS-19

Type: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-19 will carry Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov as well as Klim Shipenko, a film producer and an actress to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Location

31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

468 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1a

Length: 46.3 meters
Diameter: 2.95 meters
First Launch: November 4, 2004

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.

The Soyuz 2.1a rocket has been launched a total of 23 times with 22 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
Founded: 1992
Launchers: Soyuz
Spacecraft: Soyuz
Country: RUS

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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