Soyuz TMA-12

Russia


Manned Flight nº: 259

Earth orbit Flight nº: 256

Russian Flight nº: 106

41th manned flight to ISS. Flight: ISS-17S

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 32756 / 08015A
Launch date - time 08 Apr 2008 - 11:16 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1/5
Launch vehicle Soyuz-FG (#xx)
Soyuz designation11F732 nº
Mass (kg) 7250? kg
Docking date - time 10 Apr 2008 - 12:57 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/Pirs module
Earth orbit on Apr 10.49:
   - Perigee / Apogee 337 x 339 km
   - Inclination 51.64°
   - Period 91.29 min
Undocking date - time 24 Oct 2008 - 00:16 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 
Landing date - time 24 Oct 2008 - 03:37:10 UT
Landing location 51° 05' N, 67° 13' E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 198d 16h 20m
Nbr orbits 3131
Landing crew Volkov, Kononenko & Garriott (crew TMA-13)



After leaving the bus at the launch pad, Yi was escorted to the steps of the Soyuz by the first woman in space Valentina Tereshkova.

Launched Crew

Nr. Name Job Duration
1  Volkov, Sergei Aleksandrovich  Commander  198d 16h 20m
2  Kononenko, Oleg Dmitriyevich  Flight engineer  198d 16h 20m
3  Yi, Soyeon  Spaceflight participant
from South Korea
 10d 21h 14m
(171 orbits)

Yi, Soyeon landed with Soyuz-TMA-11 on 19.04.2008.

Backup Crew

Nr. Name Job
1  Surayev, Maksim Viktorovich  Commander
2  Skripochka, Oleg Ivanovich  Flight engineer
2  Ko, San  Spaceflight participant

Mission Report:


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz TMA-12 cover

Launch cancel Baikonur, registered mail



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