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Soyuz TMA-6

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Crew:
    Upload:
        Sergei Krikalyov [6], Commander
        John Phillips [2], Flight Engineer (USA)
        Roberto Vittori [2], Flight Engineer (Italy)
    Download:
        Sergei Krikalyov
        John Phillips
        Gregory Olsen (Soyuz TMA-7)

Backup Crew:
    Mikhail Tyurin
    Daniel Tani (USA)
    Robert Thirsk (Canada)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 15 April 2005
    Time: 00:46:25 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 11 October 2005
    Time: 01:09:48 UTC
    Location: 50° 44' N, 67° 25.7' E

Docking:
    Pirs , 17 April 2005 02:20 UTC - 19 July 2005 10:38 UTC
    Zarya nadir, 19 July 2005 11:08 UTC - 10 October 2005 21:49 UTC

Duration: 179 days, 0 hours, 23 minutes, 23 seconds

Call Sign: Basalt

Soyuz TMA-6 was the replacement for Soyuz TMA-5 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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