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Soyuz MS-22

Soyuz 2.1a

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Sergey Prokopyev

Sergey Prokopyev

Status: Active
2/19/1975 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/6/2018
Last Flight: 9/21/2022

Sergei Valeriyevich Prokopyev, born 19 February 1975 is a Russian cosmonaut. He is the commander of Soyuz MS-09, and flight engineer of Expedition 56/57 to the International space station.

Dmitriy Petelin

Dmitriy Petelin

Status: Active
7/10/1983 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/21/2022
Last Flight: 9/21/2022

Selected as astronaut in 2012. By the decision of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Selection of Cosmonauts, he was approved as Flight Engineer-2 of the backup crew of the Soyuz MS-18 and, accordingly, of the Soyuz MS-19 prime crew.

Francisco Rubio

Francisco Rubio

Status: Active
12/11/1976 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/21/2022
Last Flight: 9/21/2022

Francisco Carlos Rubio is a US Army helicopter pilot, flight surgeon, and NASA astronaut of the class of 2017.


Soyuz MS-22

Type: Human Exploration
Launch Cost: $80,000,000

Soyuz MS-22 carried Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Prokopeyev, Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The spacecraft suffered a thermal control system depressurization/leak on the ISS on December 15, 2022, possibly due to micrometeor impact. It will land back on Earth without crew and will be replaced by Soyuz MS-23.


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Mission patch for Soyuz MS-22



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1540 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


Soyuz 2.1a – Progress Rocket Space Center

  • Family: Soyuz
  • Length: 46.3 m
  • Diameter: 2.95 m
  • Launch Mass: 312 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 7020 kg

The Soyuz 2.1a was manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Center with the first launch on 2004-11-04. Soyuz 2.1a has 37 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 38 launches. 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.


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) – RFSA

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: RFSA
  • Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
  • 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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