Main Phases of a Soyuz Flight

Position № Primary Phases
1 Lift-off Indication
2 Bail-Out Thruster Jettison (Altitude: 46 km; Time: 115 sec.)
3 Launch Vehicle Stage I Separation (Alt: 49 km; Time: 118 sec.)
4 Fairing Jettison (Alt: 84 km; Time: 165 sec.)
5 Launch Vehicle Stage II Separation (Alt: 167 km; Time: 288 sec.)
6 3rd Stage Booster deactivation, Zero-g (Alt: 202 km; Time: 526 sec.)
7 Independent Flight (until docking with International Space Station (ISS)) up to 1.9 days
8 Mated Flight with ISS (up to 180 days)
9 ISS Undocking, Independent Flight (up to 1.3 days)
10 Compartment Separation
11 Primary Parachute System Cover Jettison
12 Drogue Chute Activation
13 Drogue Chute Jettison, Main Chute Activation
14 Frontal Heat Shield Jettison, Outside Window Glass Jettison, Pressure Equalization (Alt: 5.5 km)
15 Main Chute Repositioning
16 Soft-Landing Rockets Activation, Landing