Soyuz MS-04

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Soyuz MS-04
Operator Roskosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Alexander Misurkin
Nikolai Tikhonov
Mark T. Vande Hei
Callsign Altair
Start of mission
Launch date March 2017
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS
Soyuz MS-04 crew during Fire Scene Generic training at JSC (1).jpg
(l-r) Tikhonov, Misurkin and Vande Hei
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
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Soyuz MS-04 is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for March 2017.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 51 crew to the International Space Station. MS-04 will be the 133rd flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew will consist of a Russian commander and a Russian and an American flight engineer, as well.


Position[2] Crew Member
Commander Alexander Misurkin, RSA
Expedition 51
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Nikolai Tikhonov, RSA
Expedition 51
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Mark T. Vande Hei, NASA
Expedition 51
First spaceflight

Backup crew

Position[3] Crew Member
Commander Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 Denis Vladimirovich Matveev, RSA
Flight Engineer 2 Scott D. Tingle, NASA


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