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Soyuz TMA-5
(Expedition 10)

soyuzTMA5

Crew:
    Upload:
        Saliszan Sharipov [2], Commander
        Leroy Chiao [4], Flight Engineer (USA)
        Yuri Shargin [1], Flight Engineer
    Download:
        Saliszan Sharipov
        Leroy Chiao
        Roberto Vittori (Soyuz TMA-6)

Backup Crew:
    Valery Tokarev
    William McArthur (USA)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 14 October 2004
    Time: 03:06:28 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 24 April 2005
    Time: 22:08:27 UTC
    Location: 51° 3' N, 67° 18' E

Docking:
    Pirs , 18 October 2004 04:16 UTC - 29 November 2004 09:29 UTC
    Zarya nadir, 29 November 2004 09:53 UTC - 24 April 2005 18:44 UTC

Duration: 192 days, 19 hours, 1 minutes, 59 seconds

Call Sign: Tien Shan

Soyuz TMA-5 was the replacement for Soyuz TMA-4. 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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