Soyuz TMA-20M

Soyuz TMA-20M

Soyuz TMA-20M
Operator Roskosmos
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-TMA-M 11F747
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members Anatoli Ivanishin
Takuya Onishi
Kathleen Rubins
Start of mission
Launch date May 2016
Rocket Soyuz-FG
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Docking with ISS

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz MS-01 Soyuz MS-02

Soyuz TMA-20M is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for May 2016.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 48 crew to the International Space Station. TMA-20M will be the 130th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew will consist of a Russian commander, a Japanese flight engineer, and an American flight engineer.

It is the final Soyuz TMA-M which will be replaced by the upgraded Soyuz-MS.


Position[2] Crew Member
Commander Anatoli Ivanishin, RSA
Expedition 48
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Takuya Onishi, JAXA
Expedition 48
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Kathleen Rubins, NASA
Expedition 48
First spaceflight


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