Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-18

Launch Successful

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.

April 9, 2021 07:42

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

Soyuz MS-18

Launch Crew Count : 3

Status : Launch Successful



Oleg Novitskiy

Flight Engineer

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth October 12, 1971 00:00

Status Active

Pyotr Dubrov

Flight Engineer

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth January 30, 1978 00:00

Status Active

Mark T. Vande Hei

Flight Engineer

Nationality American

Date Of Birth November 10, 1966 00:00

Status Active

Soyuz 2.1a

Height : 46 Meters

Max Stages : 3

Diameter : 2 Meters

Launch Success : 25

Consecutive Success : 19

Launch Failures : 1