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Soyuz MS-10

Soyuz-FG

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Failure

Crew

Aleksey Ovchinin

Aleksey Ovchinin

Status: Active
9/28/1971 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 3/18/2016
Last Flight: 3/14/2019

Aleksey Nikolayevich Ovchinin born 28 September 1971 in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russian SFSR is a Russian Air Force Major and cosmonaut, who was selected in 2006. Ovchinin made his first spaceflight in 2016, and was assigned as Commander of Soyuz MS-10 in 2018.

Nick Hague

Nick Hague

Status: Active
9/24/1975 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/11/2018
Last Flight: 3/14/2019

Tyler Nicklaus Hague is an American Flight Test Engineer and a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013.
Selected to be a flight engineer of Expedition 57 / 58 to the International Space Station, he launched on board Soyuz MS-10, which aborted shortly after launch on October 11, 2018.

Mission

Soyuz MS-10

Type: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-10 was expected to begin expedition 57 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague to the International Space Station. However a launch failure occurred resulting in a loss of vehicle during flight, both crew members returned to Earth nominally.

Mission patch for Soyuz MS-10

Location

1/5

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz FG – Progress Rocket Space Center

Family: Soyuz-U
Length: 49.5 m
Diameter: 3 m
Launch Mass: 310000 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 6450 kg

The Soyuz FG was manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Center with the first launch on 2001-05-20. Soyuz FG has 59 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 60 launches. The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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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