Soyuz MS-12

Soyuz-FG

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Aleksey Ovchinin

Aleksey Ovchinin

Commander

Status: Active
9/28/1971 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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

Flight Engineer

Status: Active
9/24/1975 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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.

Christina Koch

Christina Koch

Flight Engineer

Status: Active
1/29/1979 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Christina Hammock Koch (born January 29, 1979) is a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013.

Mission

Soyuz MS-12

Type: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-12 begins expedition 59 by carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin, NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Nick Hague to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

Location

1/5

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

465 launches have been at this location.

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz

Length: 49.5 meters
Diameter: 3 meters
First Launched: May 20, 2001

The Soyuz FG rocket is an expendable launch vehicle most commonly known for carrying humans to the International Space Station today.

The Soyuz rocket has been launched a total of 60 times with 59 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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