ISS-66 mission


ISS crew:

Commander -
Tomas Pesquet

Flight engineers:
Petr Dubrov
Mark Vande Hei
Robert Shane Kimbrough
Megan McArthur
Akihiko Hoshide
Anton Shkaplerov



Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft is admitted for fueling

November 20, 2021

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Technical Management held their meeting at which a decision was made to proceed with fueling of the manned transportation spacecraft (MTS) Soyuz MS-20.

Before transportation to the filling and neutralizing station the crew seat liners Kazbek were installed in the descent module, and the initial status of Soyuz MS-20 onboard systems was also monitored. Then according to the work schedule specialists from RSC Energia and core companies of Roscosmos will start the planned operations to load Soyuz MS-20 with propellant components and compressed gases. After completion of activities at the filling station Soyuz MS-20 will brought back to the integration and test facility of Site 254.

The launch of Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle carrying Soyuz-MS-20 is scheduled for December 8, 2021. The flight to the International Space Station will last 12 days under the contract with the Space Adventures. The commander of the prime crew is Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, Yusaku Maezawa, President of the Start Today Corporation, and Yozo Hirano, Maezawa Yusaku's personal assistant, are assigned as flight participants of the prime crew.





October 28, 2021
LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Progress MS-18 is launched
October 5, 2021
LV Soyuz-2.1a with SC Soyuz MS-19 is launched



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