|Spacecraft type||Soyuz-TMA 11F747|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||September 2015|
|Docking with ISS|
Soyuz TMA-18M is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for September 2015. It will provide the two twelve-months occupants at the International Space Station with a fresh Soyuz capsule. TMA-18M will be the 127th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft; the first occurred in 1967. The ascent flight will consist of a Russian commander and a Danish flight engineer accompanied by a British space tourist.
It will be the first launch of a spaceflight participant since Soyuz TMA-16 in September 2009. The descent crew will be the same Russian commander and the two twelve-months occupants in March 2016.
Crew and passenger
|Position||Launching Crew Member||Landing Crew Member|
|Commander||Sergey Volkov, RSA
|Flight Engineer 1||Andreas Mogensen, ESA
|Mikhail Korniyenko, RSA
Flight Engineer 2
|Sarah Brightman, spaceflight participant
|Scott Kelly, NASA
|Commander||Oleg Skripochka, RSA|
|Flight Engineer 1||Thomas Pesquet, ESA|
|Flight Engineer 2||Satoshi Takamatsu, spaceflight participant|
- Планируемые полёты (in Russian). astronaut.ru. Retrieved 2012-09-04.
- Andreas Mogensen set for Soyuz mission to Space Station in 2015
- astronaut.ru (2013). "Орбитальные полёты".