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Soyuz TMA-16
Date of launch: September 30, 2009
Launch site: Russian Baykonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan).
Launch vehicle: the "Soyuz FG” rocket-carrier.
Launch crew:
Commander - Maksim SURAEV (Russia) - middle
Flight-engineer – Jeffrey WILLIAMS (USA) - right
Flight-participant – Guy LALIBERTE (Canada) - left
Brief Summary:
Delivery of the new crew to the ISS.
On October 02, 2009 the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft docked with the ISS (the ISS / Soyuz TMA-14 / Soyuz TMA-15 / HTV-1 complex).
The docking was performed to the aft docking port of the "Zvezda” module.
On January 21, 2010 the Soyuz TMA-16 undocked from the aft docking port of the "Zvezda” module and in 21 minutes docked to the "Poisk” module.
The redocking was performed by Maksim SURAEV and Jeffrey WILLIAMS.
On March 18, 2010 the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft undocked from the ISS (the ISS / Soyuz TMA-17 / Progress M-03M / Progress M-04M complex).
The spacecraft undocked from the "Poisk” module.
Landing crew:
Commander - Maksim SURAEV (Russia) - right
Flight-engineer – Jeffrey WILLIAMS (USA) - left
Date of landing: March 18, 2010.
Place of landing: 57 km from the city of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan.

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