Soyuz MS-07

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Soyuz MS-07
Expedition 54 Launch (NHQ201712170009).jpg
The launch of Soyuz MS-07
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2017-081A
SATCAT no. 43063
Mission duration 168d 5h 18m
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Anton Shkaplerov
Scott D. Tingle
Norishige Kanai
Callsign Astraeus
Start of mission
Launch date 17 December 2017, 7:21 UTC[1]
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Launch site Baikonur Pad 1/5
End of mission
Landing date 3 June 2018, 12:39 UTC
Landing site Kazakhstan
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS
Docking port Rassvet nadir
Docking date 19 December 2017, 08:39 UTC [2]
Undocking date 3 June 2018, 09:16 UTC
Time docked 166d 0h 37m


Soyuz MS-07 crew in front of the Soyuz spacecraft mockup.jpg
From left to right: Tingle, Shkaplerov and Kanai
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)

Soyuz MS-07 is a Soyuz spaceflight launched on 17 December 2017 07:21 UTC. [1] It transported three members of the Expedition 54 crew to the International Space Station. MS-07 was the 136th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew consists of a Russian commander, Japanese doctor, and an American flight engineer.[3].


Position Crew member
Commander Russia Anton Shkaplerov, RSA
Expedition 54
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 United States Scott D. Tingle, NASA
Expedition 54
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Japan Norishige Kanai, JAXA
Expedition 54
First spaceflight

Backup crew[edit]

Position Crew member[4]
Commander Russia Sergey Prokopyev, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 Germany Alexander Gerst, ESA
Flight Engineer 2 United States Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, NASA

Media related to Soyuz MS-07 at Wikimedia Commons

Launch in Baikonur