Soyuz TMA-20M

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Soyuz TMA-20M
Operator Roskosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-TMA 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Aleksey Ovchinin
Oleg Skripochka
Jeffrey Williams
Start of mission
Launch date March 2016
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz TMA-19M Soyuz MS-01

Soyuz TMA-20M is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for May 2016.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 47 crew to the International Space Station. TMA-20M will be the 129th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew will consist of a Russian commander and flight engineer, as well as an American flight engineer.

It is the final Soyuz TMA-M which will be replaced by the upgraded Soyuz-MS.


Position[2] Crew Member
Commander Aleksey Ovchinin, RSA
Expedition 47
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Oleg Skripochka, RSA
Expedition 47
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Jeffrey Williams, NASA
Expedition 47
Fourth spaceflight


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