News Archive / Tagged: Soyuz MS-09
2018 showcased the International Space Station program’s elasticityDerek RichardsonDecember 31st, 2018
The 20th year of International Space Station operations showcased the international partner agencies' ability to handle large unexpected events.
Home for Christmas: Soyuz MS-09 crew lands in KazakhstanDerek RichardsonDecember 20th, 2018
Three people made a fiery return to Earth in the Soyuz MS-09 capsule after spending 197 days in space, mostly aboard the International Space Station.
Bringing a knife to a spacewalk: Cosmonauts inspect Soyuz leak repairDerek RichardsonDecember 12th, 2018
During a spacewalk, two Russian cosmonauts used a knife remove thermal insulation on Soyuz MS-09 in order to inspect a leak repair made earlier in the year.
Chiefs of US, Russian space agencies weigh in on ISS leakJason RhianSeptember 14th, 2018
With concerns raised about sabotage, the heads of the U.S. and Russian space agencies recently discussed the potential causes of the air leak discovered late last month.
How was the exact location of the recent ISS air leak found?Jason RhianSeptember 11th, 2018
An air leak at the International Space Station was discovered and repaired at the end of August 2018. However, given the size of the outpost, how did the crew figure out where the leak was originating from?
Roscosmos boss: Soyuz pressure leak caused by ‘technological error’ – pledges to find who is responsibleDerek RichardsonSeptember 3rd, 2018
Last week’s depressurization event at the International Space Station may have been caused by human error, not a micrometeoroid impact, Roscosmos boss Dmitry Rogozin told Russian media. The handling of the problem suggests a lack of proper oversight by the Russian space agency.
Leak detected on International Space Station, crew in no dangerDerek RichardsonAugust 30th, 2018
The six-person Expedition 56 crew aboard the International Space Station is troubleshooting a "minute pressure leak" that was detected in the orbiting complex by ground controllers in Houston and Moscow, NASA said.
International Space Station population doubles with arrival of Soyuz MS-09Derek RichardsonJune 8th, 2018
Expedition 56 has three new crew members with the arrival of Soyuz MS-09. The two spent the last two days catching up with the International Space Station before rendezvousing and docking with the 400-metric-ton complex at 9:01 a.m. EDT (13:01 GMT) June 8, 2018.
Soyuz MS-09 on its way to ISS after textbook launchDerek RichardsonJune 6th, 2018
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan — Three space flyers are on their way to the International Space Station after launching to orbit inside their Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft atop a Soyuz-FG rocket. Liftoff took place at 4:12 p.m. local time (7:12 a.m. EDT / 11:12 GMT) June 6, 2018.
Soyuz MS-09 rolled to Baikonur launch pad for Wednesday flightDerek RichardsonJune 5th, 2018
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan — A Russian Soyuz-FG rocket with the encapsulated Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft sits at Pad 1/5 and is set to launch three new crew members bound for the International Space Station to join Expedition 56.
SpaceFlight Insider heading to Kazakhstan for Soyuz MS-09 launch coverageDerek RichardsonJune 1st, 2018
Next week, three fresh crew members are set to launch to the International Space Station for a six-month stay as members of the Expedition 56/57 crews. A member the SpaceFlight Insider team is expected to be present in Kazakhstan to cover these events.