Soyuz MS-11

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Soyuz MS-11
Expedition 58 Launch (NHQ201812030005).jpg
The launch of Soyuz MS-11
Operator Roscosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew
Crew size 3
Members Oleg Kononenko
Anne McClain
David Saint-Jacques
Callsign Antares
Start of mission
Launch date 3 December 2018, 11:31 UTC[1]
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Launch site Baikonur Pad 1/5
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS
Docking port Poisk zenith
Docking date 3 December 2018, 17:33 UTC
Soyuz-MS-11-Mission-Patch.png Soyuz MS-09 backup crew in front of the Soyuz spacecraft mockup.jpg
(l-r) McClain, Kononenko and Saint-Jacques
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
 

Soyuz MS-11 is a Soyuz spaceflight that launched on 3 December 2018, marking the 100th orbital launch of the year.[1] Originally scheduled for 20 December, the launch date was advanced to 3 December following the failure of Soyuz MS-10.[2] MS-11 is the 140th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft and carried the three members of the Expedition 58 crew to the International Space Station. The crew consists of a Russian commander, and an American and a Canadian flight engineer.[1]

Crew

Position Crew member
Commander Russia Oleg Kononenko, RSA
Expedition 58
Fourth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Canada David Saint-Jacques, CSA
Expedition 58
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 United States Anne McClain, NASA
Expedition 58
First spaceflight

Backup crew

Position Crew member
Commander Russia Aleksandr Skvortsov, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 Italy Luca Parmitano, ESA
Flight Engineer 2 United States Andrew R. Morgan, NASA

References

  1. ^ a b c Gebhardt, Chris. "100th orbital launch of 2018: International trio set for launch to Space Station – NASASpaceFlight.com". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Назначены даты отправки и возвращения с МКС космонавтов после аварии на Байконуре" [Dates assigned for next flights of cosmonauts to and from the ISS after the Baikonur incident] (in Russian). Interfax. October 21, 2018. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
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