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Soyuz TMA-17M

Soyuz-FG

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Oleg Kononenko

Oleg Kononenko

Status: Active
6/21/1964 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/8/2008
Last Flight: 12/3/2018

Oleg Dmitriyevich Kononenko (Russian: Олег Дмитриевич Кононенко) is a Russian cosmonaut. He has flown to the International Space Station three times, as a flight engineer for Expedition 17 aboard Soyuz TMA-12, as a flight engineer on Expedition 30 and commander of Expedition 31 aboard Soyuz TMA-03M, and as a flight engineer on Expedition 44 and Expedition 45 aboard Soyuz TMA-17M. Kononenko has accumulated over 533 days in orbit during three long duration flights to ISS.

Kimiya Yui

Kimiya Yui

Status: Active
1/30/1970 -
Nationality: Japanese
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/22/2015
Last Flight: 7/22/2015

Kimiya Yui is a Japanese astronaut from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). He was selected for the agency in 2009.

Kjell N. Lindgren

Kjell N. Lindgren

Status: Active
1/23/1973 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/22/2015
Last Flight: 4/27/2022

Kjell Norwood Lindgren is a current NASA astronaut. Lindgren was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20. He launched to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Expedition 44/45 on 22 July 2015.

Mission

ISS 44

Type: Human Exploration

Soyuz TMA-17M launch to the International Space Station with 3 crew for Expedition 44. The crew consists of cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, JAXA astronaut Kimiya Yui and NASA astronaut Kjell Norwood Lindgren

Mission patch for ISS 44

Location

1/5

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1532 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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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