Soyuz MS-01 docked to the ISS
|Mission duration||115 days 2 hours 22 minutes|
|Spacecraft type||Soyuz-MS 11F747|
|Start of mission|
7 July 2016|
|End of mission|
30 October 2016|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking port||Rassvet nadir|
|Docking date||9 July 2016 04:12 UTC|
|Undocking date||30 October 2016 00:35 UTC|
(l-r) Ivanishin, Rubins and Onishi
Soyuz MS-01 was a 2016 Soyuz spaceflight to the International Space Station. Originally scheduled for launch in June 2016, the mission successfully lifted off from Kazakhstan on July 7, 2016. It transported three members of the Expedition 48 crew to the International Space Station. MS-01 is the 130th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft, and the first with the new version Soyuz MS. The crew consisted of a Russian commander, a Japanese flight engineer, and an American flight engineer.
On 6 June 2016, the launch was rescheduled to July 2016 due to flaws in the control system that could affect the docking to the ISS. The spacecraft was successfully docked on 9 July 2016 and returned to Earth on 30 October 2016.
|Commander|| Anatoli Ivanishin, RSA|
|Flight Engineer 1|| Takuya Onishi, JAXA|
|Flight Engineer 2|| Kathleen Rubins, NASA|
|Commander||Oleg Novitskiy, RSA|
|Flight Engineer 1||Thomas Pesquet, ESA|
|Flight Engineer 2||Peggy Whitson, NASA|
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