Futura key dates and facts

Mission

Expeditions 42/43 to the International Space Station

Launch site

Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Spacecraft

Soyuz TMA-15M

Launch

41s

Launch date

23 November 21:01 GMT (22:01 CET; 24 November 03:59 local time)

Launcher

Soyuz-FG

Soyuz TMA-15M

Docking

Six hours after launch at 02:49 GMT (03:49 CET)

Hatch opening

90 minutes after docking at 05:00 GMT (06:00 CET)

Return to Earth

Leaving the International Space Station at 11 June 2015 10:20 GMT (12:20 CEST)

Touchdown

Three hours after leaving the International Space Station at 13:44 GMT (14:44 CEST)

Mission duration

199 full days

Terry, Anton and Samantha

Crew

Samantha Cristoforetti, ESA

Anton Shkaplerov, Roscosmos

Terry Virts, NASA

Samantha back on Earth

Last update: 13 October 2015

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