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


PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



KOCH Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew



  SKRIPOCHKA
Oleg



   MEIR
Jessica