The Soyuz spacecraft

Details about the Soyuz, its crew, vehicle training and the return trip.

Topics

What is the Soyuz spacecraft?

The Soyuz, its uses and its three modules.

Crewmembers and their responsibilities

The commander, co-pilot and flight engineer: their responsibilities on board the vehicle.

Flight training and simulations

Core training, flight simulations, the centrifuge, survival in hostile environments and the qualification exam.

Journey of the Soyuz, from lift-off to landing

The launch, the trip to the International Space Station and the capsule's return to Earth.

Soyuz Images

The Soyuz, on Earth and in space.

Soyuz Videos

Training, what it feels like in the capsule, landing.

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