Soyuz-FG • Soyuz MS-04

Next mission of Soyuz spacecraft with new crew for International Space Station. This time members of Expedition 51 will be two cosmonauts from Roscosmos: Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer 1 Nikolai Tikhonov (Roscosmos) and one astronaut as Flight Engineer 2 Mart T. Vande Hei (NASA). Mission will be realized by MS version of Soyuz with modern onboard computer TsVM-101, MBITS telemetry transferring system, upgraded navigation system and Kurs-NA docking navigation system. Launch vehicle will be Soyuz-FG with more efficient propulsion operating on propellant with changed composition and upgraded avionics.