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Soyuz TMA-18M liftoff
Soyuz TMA-18M liftoff

Mission

Expeditions 46/47 to the International Space Station

Launch site

Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Spacecraft

Soyuz TMA-19M

Launch

International Space Station Soyuz launch 46S

Launch date

11:03 GMT 15 December 2015

Launcher

Soyuz-FG

Soyuz TMA-18M arriving at Space Station
Soyuz TMA-18M arriving at Space Station

Docking

Six hours after launch 17:23 GMT

Hatch opening

90 minutes after docking ~19:00 GMT

Soyuz landing
Soyuz landing

Landing

18 June 2016

Mission duration

More than 171 days

Soyuz TMA-19M crew portrait
Soyuz TMA-19M crew portrait

Crew

Tim Peake, ESA

Yuri Malenchenko, Roscosmos

Tim Kopra, NASA

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