Soyuz MS-05

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Soyuz MS-05
Expedition 52 Launch (NHQ201707280006).jpg
The launch of Soyuz MS-05
COSPAR ID2017-043A
SATCAT no.42898
Mission duration139d 4h 57m 16s
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSoyuz-MS 11F747
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Crew size3
MembersSergey Ryazansky
Paolo A. Nespoli
Randolph J. Bresnik
CallsignBorei (Boreas)
Start of mission
Launch date28 July 2017 15:41 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur Pad 1/5
End of mission
Landing date14 December 2017 08:38 UTC[2]
Landing siteKazakhstan
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Docking with ISS
Docking portRassvet nadir
Docking date28 July 2017 21:54 UTC[1]
Undocking date14 December 2017 05:14 UTC[3]
Time docked138d 7h 20m
Soyuz-MS-05-Mission-Patch.png Soyuz MS-05 crew.jpg
From left to right: Nespoli, Ryazansky, Bresnik
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)

Soyuz MS-05 was a Soyuz spaceflight which launched on 28 July 2017.[1] It transported three members of the Expedition 52 crew to the International Space Station. MS-05 was the 134th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew consists of a Russian commander, and a European and an American flight engineer. It returned to Earth on 14 December 2017 after 139 days on orbit.


Position[4] Crew Member
Commander Russia Sergey Ryazansky, RSA
Expedition 52
Second and last spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 United States Randolph J. Bresnik, NASA
Expedition 52
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Italy Paolo Nespoli, ESA
Expedition 52
Third and last spaceflight

Backup crew[edit]

Position[5] Crew Member
Commander Russia Alexander Misurkin, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 United States Mark Vande Hei, NASA
Flight Engineer 2 Japan Norishige Kanai, JAXA
Crew from Soyuz MS-05 with other crew members aboard ISS


  1. ^ a b c Richardson, Derek (28 July 2017). "ISS crew size increases to 6 with Soyuz MS-05 docking". Spaceflight Insider. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Soyuz MS-05 returns crew back to Earth". 14 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. ^ Soyuz MS-05 begins journey back to Earth
  4. ^ "NASA Updates 2017 International Space Station Crew Assignments". NASA. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Manned Spaceflight Launch and Landing Schedule". spacefacts. Retrieved 22 November 2016.