Soyuz MS-01

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Soyuz MS-01
Operator Roskosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Fyodor Yurchikhin
Takuya Onishi]
Kathleen Rubins
Start of mission
Launch date May 2016
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz TMA-20M Soyuz MS-02

Soyuz MS-01 is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for March 2016.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 48 crew to the International Space Station. MS-01 will be the 130th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew will consist of a Russian commander and flight engineer, as well as an American flight engineer.


Position[2] Crew Member
Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, RSA
Expedition 48
Fifth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Takuya Onishi, JAXA
Expedition 48
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Kathleen Rubins, NASA
Expedition 48
First spaceflight


  1. ^ "Russian Launch Manifest". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Планируемые полёты" (in Russian). Retrieved 13 March 2014.