Soyuz MS-16

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Soyuz MS-16
Operator Roskosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Nikolai Tikhonov
Andrei Babkin
Start of mission
Launch date 15 April 2020[1]
Rocket Soyuz-2.1a
Launch site Baikonur Pad 1/5
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)

Soyuz MS-16 is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for April 2020.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 62 crew to the International Space Station. MS-16 will be the 145th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew will consist of a Russian commander, a Russian Flight Engineer and an American Flight Engineer.


Position Crew member
Commander Russia Nikolai Tikhonov, RSA
Expedition 62
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Russia Andrei Babkin, RSA
Expedition 62
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 United States ?, NASA
Expedition 62
? spaceflight

[citation needed]

Backup crew


  1. ^ a b Pietrobon, Steven (28 December 2018). "Russian Launch Manifest". Retrieved 28 December 2018.
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