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Soyuz TMA-12

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Crew:
    Upload:
        Sergey Volkov [1], Commander
        Oleg Kononenko [1], Flight Engineer
        Yi So-yeon [1], Flight Engineer (South Korea)
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        Sergey Volkov
        Oleg Kononenko
        Richard Garriott (Soyuz TMA-13)

Backup Crew:
    Maksim Surayev
    Oleg Skripochka
    Ko San (South Korea)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 8 April 2008
    Time: 11:16:39 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 24 October 2008
    Time: 03:36:50 UTC
    Location: 51° 5' N, 67° 13' E

Docking:
    Pirs , 10 April 2008 12:57 UTC - 24 October 2008 00:16 UTC

Duration: 198 days, 16 hours, 20 minutes, 11 seconds

Call Sign: Eridanus

Soyuz TMA-12 was the replacement for Soyuz TMA-11. The Soyuz is used as a lifeboat for the ISS. Because of fuel degradation, the Soyuz needs to be replaced every six months.

Ko San of South Korea was originally scheduled to fly this mission, but was disqualified due to repeated training violations.

 


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