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Soyuz TM-33

 

Soyuz TM-33

Soyuz TM-33
Operator Rosaviakosmos
Mission duration 195 days, 18 hours, 52 minutes, 18 seconds
Orbits completed ~3,195
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-TM
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Crew
Crew size 3
Launching Viktor Afanasyev
Claudie Haigneré
Konstantin Kozeyev
Landing Yuri Gidzenko
Roberto Vittori
Mark Shuttleworth
Callsign Uran
Start of mission
Launch date October 21, 2001, 08:59:35 (2001-10-21T08:59:35Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
End of mission
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Landing site 26 kilometres (16 mi) SE of Arkalyk
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 191 kilometres (119 mi)
Apogee 227 kilometres (141 mi)
Inclination 51.7 degrees
Period 88.4 minutes
Docking with ISS


Soyuz TM-33 Taxi crewmembers in the Zvezda Service Module


Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz TM-32 Soyuz TM-34

Soyuz TM-33 was a manned Russian space launch on Oct 21, 2001, on the Soyuz-U launch vehicle. Its mission was to carry a new crew and supplies to the International Space Station.

Contents

  • Crew 1
  • Docking with ISS 2
  • Mission highlights 3
  • External links 4

Crew

Position Launching crew Landing crew
Commander Viktor Afanasyev, RKA
Fourth spaceflight
Yuri Gidzenko, RKA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer Claudie Haigneré, ESA
Second spaceflight
Roberto Vittori, ESA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer/Spaceflight Participant Konstantin Kozeyev, RKA
First spaceflight
Mark Shuttleworth, SA
First spaceflight
Tourist

Docking with ISS

  • Docked to ISS: October 23, 2001, 10:44 UTC (to nadir port of Zarya)
  • Undocked from ISS: April 20, 2002, 09:16 UTC (from nadir port of Zarya)
  • Docked to ISS: April 20, 2002, 09:37 UTC (to Pirs module)
  • Undocked from ISS: May 5, 2002, 00:31 UTC (from Pirs module)

Mission highlights

14th manned mission to ISS.

Soyuz TM-33 is a Russian astronaut-transporting spacecraft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 08:59 UT on 21 October 2001. It carried two Russian and one French astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS). It docked with the ISS at 10:44 UT on 23 October. This new crew spent eight days on the ISS, and returned on the older Soyuz TM-32 at 04:59 UT on 31 October. The new Soyuz remained docked as a lifeboat craft for the then current crew of three (two Russian and one American) astronauts.

External links

  • NASA Soyuz-33 (launch)/Soyuz-32 (return) Taxi Crew
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