Soyuz MS-15
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSoyuz-MS 11F747
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Crew size3
MembersOleg Skripochka
Jessica Meir
Hazza Al Mansouri
Start of mission
Launch date25 September 2019[1]
Launch siteBaikonur Pad 1/5
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Docking with ISS
Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)

Soyuz MS-15 is a Soyuz spaceflight planned for September 2019.[1] It will transport three members of the Expedition 61 crew to the International Space Station. MS-15 will be the 144th flight of a Soyuz spacecraft. If the preceding flight Soyuz MS-14 goes well it will be the last flight of Soyuz-FG launcher. The crew will consist of a Russian commander, an American flight engineer, and the first Emirati astronaut.[2]


Position Launching Crew member Landing Crew member
Commander Russia Oleg Skripochka, RSA
Expedition 61
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 United States Jessica Meir, NASA
Expedition 61
First spaceflight
Spaceflight Participant/Flight Engineer 2 United Arab Emirates Hazza Al Mansouri, MBRSC
First spaceflight
United States Andrew Morgan, NASA
Expedition 61
First spaceflight


Backup crew

Position Crew member
Commander Russia Sergey Ryzhikov, RSA
Flight Engineer United States Thomas Marshburn, NASA
Spaceflight Participant United Arab Emirates Sultan Al Neyadi, MBRSC



  1. ^ a b "Определены сроки запусков с Байконура к МКС, сообщил источник" [Launch dates to ISS from Baikonur are defined, per source] (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 22 December 2018. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. ^ "UAE says its first astronaut going into space in September". The News & Observer. 25 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
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