Soyuz TMA Spacecraft Main Characteristics


Name of characteristic,
dimensions
Value Remarks
1. Spacecraft mass, kg
7220
 
2. Descent module mass, kg
~ 2900
 
3. Crew, persons
23
 

4. Orbit parameters

  • inclination, deg
  • altitude, km
    • of insertion
    • during spacecraft docking
    • during spacecraft descent

 

51.6

202/238*
up to 425
up to 460

 



*) Perigee/apogee

5. Geometrical characteristics of the spacecraft, mm

  • body length
  • maximal diameter
  • diameter of living compartments
  • solar array span

 

6980
2720
2200
10700

 

6. Calculated mass of payload, kg

  • delivered
  • returned

 

up to 100
up to 50

With a 3-person crew
7. Flying life*, days
200
*) including the autonomous flight time

8. Touchdown speed, m/s

  • with the main parachute system
    maximum / nominal
  • with the reserve parachute system
    maximum / nominal

 


2.6 / 1.4

4.0 / 2.4

 


3.6 / 2.6 (via Soyuz )

6.1 / 4.3 (via Soyuz TM)

9. Launch Vehicle
Soyuz FG
Developed for the Soyuz TMA spacecraft, has passed flight testing during the Progress spacecraft launches in the years 2001-2002.

ISS Crew


Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide
Akihiko



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Robert Shane KIMBROUGH KIMBROUGH
Robert Shane



Megan McArthur McArthur
Megan



Thomas PESQUETPESQUET
Thomas