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Soyuz TMA-17M

Soyuz TMA-17M
Soyuz TMA-17M flying above Typhoon Soudelor while docked to the ISS
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2015-035A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-TMA 11F732A47 No.717
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Oleg Kononenko
Kimiya Yui
Kjell N. Lindgren
Start of mission
Launch date 22 July 2015
21:02:44 UTC
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Launch site Baikonur 1/5
End of mission
Landing date 22 December 2015 (planned)
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS
Docking port Rassvet nadir
Docking date 23 July 2015
02:45 UTC
Undocking date 22 December 2015 (planned)

(l-r) Kononenko, Lindgren and Yui

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz TMA-16M Soyuz TMA-18M

Soyuz TMA-17M is a 2015 flight to the International Space Station. It transported three members of the Expedition 44 crew to the International Space Station. TMA-17M is the 126th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft; the first having occurred in 1967. The crew consists of a Russian commander accompanied by Japanese and American astronauts. The capsule is to remain docked to the space station for about five months until the scheduled departure of Expedition 45 in December 2015.


  • Crew 1
    • Backup crew 1.1
  • Gallery 2
  • References 3


Position[1] Crew Member
Commander Oleg Kononenko, RSA
Expedition 44
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Kimiya Yui, JAXA
Expedition 44
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Kjell N. Lindgren, NASA
Expedition 44
First spaceflight

Backup crew

Position[2] Crew Member
Commander Yuri Malenchenko, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 Timothy Peake, ESA
Flight Engineer 2 Timothy Kopra, NASA



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