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Soyuz MS-18

Launch Time
Fri Apr 09, 2021 07:42 UTC


Soyuz 2.1a
Status: Active
Price: $17.42 million
Liftoff Thrust: 4,550 kN
Payload to LEO: 7,500 kg
Payload to GTO: 0 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 51.38 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.11 m
Fairing Height: 15.59 m

Mission Details

Soyuz MS-18

Soyuz MS-18 is a crewed mission to the International Space Station. It will feature two Russian Cosmonauts, Oleg Novitsky, Petr Dubrov, and NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei for the launch. It will return home with cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, film director Klim Shipenko, and an actress who will be completing a movie mission.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 7,050 kg
Low Earth Orbit


Site 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan



30th orbital launch attempt

Soyuz 2.1a

53rd mission
3rd mission of 2021
51st successful mission
31st consecutive successful mission