Soyuz TMA-13

Soyuz TMA-13 (Russian: Союз ТМА-13, Union TMA-13) was a Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The spacecraft was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket at 07:01 GMT on 12 October 2008. It undocked at 02:55 GMT on 8 April 2009, performed a deorbit burn at 06:24, and landed at 07:16. By some counts, Soyuz TMA-13 is the 100th Soyuz spacecraft to be crewed.[3]

Soyuz TMA-13
Soyuz TMA-13 lifts off from Gagarin's Start
COSPAR ID2008-050A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.33399Edit this on Wikidata
Mission duration178d 15m
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSoyuz-TMA
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Crew size3
MembersYury Lonchakov
Michael Fincke
LaunchingRichard Garriott
LandingCharles Simonyi
Start of mission
Launch date12 October 2008, 07:01 (2008-10-12UTC07:01Z) UTC[1][2]
Launch siteBaikonur 1/5
End of mission
Landing date8 April 2009, 07:16 (2009-04-08UTC07:17Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Docking with ISS
Docking portZarya nadir
Docking date14 October 2008
08:26 UTC
Undocking date8 April 2009
03:55 UTC
Time docked175d 19h 29m

From left to right: Richard Garriott, Yury Lonchakov, Michael Fincke
Soyuz programme
(Crewed missions)

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