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Soyuz TMA-4
(Expedition 9)
(DELTA)

soyuzTMA4  soyuzTMA4a

Crew:
    Upload:
        Gennadi Padalka [2], Commander
        Edward Fincke [1], Flight Engineer (USA)
        AndrĂ© Kuipers [1], Flight Engineer (Netherlands)
    Download:
        Gennadi Padalka
        Edward Fincke
        Yuri Shargin (Soyuz TMA-5)

Backup Crew:
    Saliszan Sharipov
    Leroy Chiao (USA)
    Gerhard Thiele (Germany)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 19 April 2004
    Time: 03:18:57 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 24 October 2004
    Time: 00:35:09 UTC
    Location: 50° 59' N, 67° 18' E

Docking:
    Zarya nadir, 21 April 2004 05:01 UTC - 23 October 2004 21:08 UTC

Duration: 187 days, 21 hours, 16 minutes, 12 seconds

Call Sign: Altair

Soyuz TMA-4 is the replacement for Soyuz TMA-3 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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