- Soyuz TMA-2
Infobox Space mission
mission_name = Soyuz TMA-2
sign = "Agat" (Agate)
spacecraft_name = Soyuz TMA #212
insignia_size = 150px
crew_members = 3
April 26, 200303:53:52 UTC
October 28, 2003 02:40:20 UTC
49.55° N, 66.57° E, near
duration = 184 days, 22 hours 46 minutes, 28 seconds
orbits = ~3,005
apogee = 242 km [± 42] km
perigee = 200 km [+7, -22] km
period = 1h 18m 38s [± 22.02] s
inclination = 51.67° [± 0.058] °
mass = 7136 kg
crew_photo = Soyuz TMA-2 Crew.jpg
crew_caption = Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (left) and Edward Tsang Lu
Soyuz TMA-2 was a Soyuz mission to the
International Space Station(ISS) launched by a Soyuz FGlaunch vehicle. The spacecraft docked with the ISS 2003-04-28and undocked 2003-10-27. [cite web |url=http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/crew/exp7/index.html |title=ISS Expedition 7 Crew |publisher=NASA]
=Launched and landed ISS "
Expedition 7" crew:=
Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko(3)" - RUS
Edward Tsang Lu(3)" - USA
Pedro Duque(2) - ESA ESP
*Mass: 7136 kg
*Perigee: 200 km
*Apogee: 250 km
*Period: 88.7 min
Docking with ISS
*Docked to ISS:
April 28, 2003, 05:56 UTC (to nadir port of Zarya)
*Undocked from ISS:
October 27, 2003, 23:17 UTC (from nadir port of Zarya)
Soyuz TMA-2 (Russian Союз ТМА-2, "Union TMA-2") is a
Russian spaceflight mission to the International Space Station, the second flight for the "TMA" modification of the Soyuz spacecraft, and the 6th Soyuz to fly to the ISS.
The commander is
Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko(Russia), and flight engineer Edward Tsang Lu(USA), and after docking with the ISS they exchanged with the resident crew on ISS and became the seventh station crew, called "ISS Expedition Seven". As backup crew Alexander Kaleriand Michael Foalestood by.
Originally the Soyuz missions to the ISS were all planned to be only taxi mission to deliver a new Soyuz spacecraft as the station's lifeboat every six month with a visiting crew, but not for crew exchange. Until the
Space Shuttle Columbia disasterthe same was planned for Soyuz TMA-2, a visiting crew consisting of commander Gennady Padalkaand ESA-astronaut Pedro Duquewere to spend about one week at the station and then return with the previous Soyuz TMA-1spacecraft. The third seat might have gone to the Chilean Klaus von Storchas a Chilean space agency (Agencia Chilena del Espacio) cosmonaut, but even before the Columbia disaster it looked like his flight would not happen, and the seat would go to the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotovor to deliver freight to the station.
During his stay on the station, Malenchenko became the first person to get married in space. His bride was in
Texaswhere long distance marriages are legal.
on board. Duque was launched with Soyuz TMA-3 and spent only one week on board of the ISS.
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