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Soyuz MS-05
""Expedition 52 Launch (NHQ201707280006).jpg
The launch of Soyuz MS-05
Operator "Roskosmos
"COSPAR ID 2017-043A
"SATCAT no. 42898
Mission duration 139d 4h 57m 16s
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type "Soyuz-MS 11F747
Manufacturer "RKK Energia
Crew size 3
Members "Sergey Ryazansky
"Paolo Nespoli
"Randy Bresnik
Callsign Borei (Boreas)
Start of mission
Launch date 28 July 2017 15:41 UTC[1]
Rocket "Soyuz-FG
Launch site "Baikonur "Pad 1/5
End of mission
Landing date 14 December 2017 08:38 UTC[2]
Landing site Kazakhstan
Orbital parameters
Reference system "Geocentric
Regime "Low Earth
Docking with "ISS
Docking port "Rassvet nadir
Docking date 28 July 2017 21:54 UTC[1]
Undocking date 14 December 2017 05:14 UTC[3]
Time docked 138d 7h 20m


""Soyuz MS-05 crew.jpg
From left to right: Nespoli, Ryazansky, Bresnik
"Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)

Soyuz MS-05 was a "Soyuz spaceflight which launched on 28 July 2017.[1] It transported three members of the "Expedition 52 crew to the "International Space Station. MS-05 was the 134th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. The crew consists of a Russian commander, and a European and an American flight engineer. It returned to Earth on 14 December 2017 after 139 days on orbit.


"Position[4] Crew Member
Commander "Russia "Sergey Ryazansky, "RSA
"Expedition 52
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 "United States "Randy Bresnik, "NASA
Expedition 52
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 "Italy "Paolo Nespoli, "ESA
Expedition 52
Third spaceflight

Backup crew[edit]

"Position[5] Crew Member
Commander "Russia "Alexander Misurkin, RSA
Flight Engineer 1 "United States "Mark Vande Hei, "NASA
Flight Engineer 2 "Japan "Norishige Kanai, "JAXA
Crew from Soyuz MS-05 with other crew members aboard ISS


  1. ^ a b c Richardson, Derek (28 July 2017). "ISS crew size increases to 6 with Soyuz MS-05 docking". Spaceflight Insider. Retrieved 29 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Soyuz MS-05 returns crew back to Earth". 14 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017. 
  3. ^ Soyuz MS-05 begins journey back to Earth
  4. ^ "NASA Updates 2017 International Space Station Crew Assignments". NASA. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Manned Spaceflight Launch and Landing Schedule". spacefacts. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
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