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Soyuz TMA-13

soyuzTMA13

Crew:
    Upload:
        Yuri Lonchakov [3], Commander
        Edward Fincke [2], Flight Engineer (USA)
        Richard Garriott [1], Flight Engineer (USA)
    Download:
        Yuri Lonchakov
        Edward Fincke
        Charles Simonyi (Soyuz TMA-14)

Backup Crew:
    Gennadi Padalka
    Michael Barratt (USA)
    Nik Halik (Australia)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 12 October 2008
    Time: 07:01:33 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 8 April 2009
    Time: 07:15:10 UTC
    Location: 48° 33.9' N, 69° 23.8' E

Docking:
    Zarya nadir, 14 October 2008 08:26 UTC - 8 April 2009 03:55 UTC

Duration: 178 days, 0 hours, 13 minutes, 37 seconds

Call Sign: Rusich (Russian)

Soyuz TMA-13 was the replacement for Soyuz TMA-12. The Soyuz is used as a lifeboat for the ISS. Because of fuel degradation, the Soyuz needs to be replaced every six months.

 


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