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Soyuz TMA-16

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Crew:
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        Maksim Surayev [1], Commander
        Jeffrey Williams [3], Flight Engineer (USA)
        Guy Lalibert√© [1], Flight Participant (Canada)
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        Maksim Surayev
        Jeffrey Williams

Backup Crew:
    Aleksandr Skvortsov
    Shannon Walker (USA)
    Barbara Barrett (USA)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 30 September 2009
    Time: 07:14:45 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 18 March 2010
    Time: 11:24:04 UTC
    Location: 50° 46.9' N, 67° 27.9' E

Docking:
    Zvezda aft, 2 October 2009 08:35 UTC - 21 January 2010 10:03 UTC
    Poisk , 21 January 2010 10:24 UTC - 18 March 2010 08:03 UTC

Duration: 169 days, 4 hours, 9 minutes, 19 seconds

Call Sign: Tsephi (Cepheus)

Soyuz TMA-16 is the replacement for Soyuz TMA-14. 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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