Soyuz TMA-18

Soyuz TMA-18 was a 2010 Soyuz flight to the International Space Station (ISS). TMA-18 was the 105th crewed flight of a Soyuz spacecraft since the first crewed flight in 1967.

Soyuz TMA-18
Soyuz TMA-18 launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome, 2 April 2010.
Mission typeCrewed mission to ISS
COSPAR ID2010-011A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.36505
Mission duration176 days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSoyuz TMA 11F732
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Crew size3
MembersAleksandr Skvortsov
Mikhail Kornienko
Tracy Caldwell Dyson
Callsignутес ("cliff")[1]
Start of mission
Launch date2 April 2010, 04:04 UTC[2][3]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Landing date25 September 2010, 05:23 UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeLow Earth orbit
Docking with ISS
Docking portPoisk zenith
Docking date4 April 2010, 05:25 UTC
Undocking date25 September 2010
02:02 UTC
Time docked173 days, 20 hours and 37 minutes

From left to right: Caldwell Dyson, Skvortsov and Kornienko
Soyuz programme
(Crewed missions)

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