Soyuz TMA-11M just before Docking
|Mission type||ISS crew transport|
|Mission duration||6 months (planned)|
|Spacecraft type||Soyuz-TMA 11F747|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||7 November 2013, 04:14:15UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Landing date||May 2014|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking port||Rassvet nadir|
|Docking date||7 November 2013, 10:27 UTC|
Soyuz TMA-11M is a 2013 flight to the International Space Station. It transported three members of the Expedition 38 crew to the International Space Station. TMA-11M is the 120th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft, with the first flight launching in 1967. The successful docking of the Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft on November 7, 2013 marked the first time since October 2009 that nine people have resided on the space station without the presence of a space shuttle.
The rocket and spacecraft applied Olympic symbols on the cowl of the ship. During mission, the Olympic torch has been passed for the first time in open space, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky passed it at the outlet of the International Space Station.
|Commander||Mikhail Tyurin, RSA
|Flight Engineer 1||Richard Mastracchio, NASA
|Flight Engineer 2||Koichi Wakata, JAXA
|Commander||Maksim Surayev, RSA|
|Flight Engineer 1||Gregory R. Wiseman, NASA|
|Flight Engineer 2||Alexander Gerst, ESA|
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