Soyuz TM-17

USSR


Manned Flight nº: 162

Earth orbit Flight nº: 159

USSR Flight nº: 77


Launch & orbit data:

Designation 22704 / 93043A
Launch date - time 01 Jul 1993 - 14:32:58 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U2
OKB name - S/Nº Soyuz 7K-STM (11F732) s/nº 66.
Mass (kg) 7150
Call Sign Sirius
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 388 / 397 km
   - Inclination 51.6°
   - Period 92.4 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 03 Jul 1993 - 16:24:03 UT
Target spacecraft/port Mir/fore
Undocking date - time 14 Jan 1994 - 04:37:11
(collided with fore twice)
Deorbit burn date - time 14 Jan 1994 - 07:23:46 UT
separate 07:51:52 UT
Landing date - time 14 Jan 1994 - 08:18:20 UT
Landing location 215 km W of Karaganda
(49° 37' N, 70° 7' E)
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 196d 17hr 45m
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew Tsibliyev, Serebrov
 (crew TM-17)

Launch Crew (EO-14):

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Tsibliyev  Vasili Vasiliyevich  Commander 196d 17h 45m  3113 
2  Serebrov  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich  Flight engineer 196d 17h 45m  3113 
3  Haigneré  Jean-Pierre  Research cosmonaut 20d 16h 08m  327 

Haigneré landed with Soyuz TM-16 on 22 Jul 1993

Backup Crew

Nr. Name Job
1  Afanasyev, Viktor M.  Commander
2  Usachev, Yuri V.  Flight engineer
2  André-Deshays, Claudie  Research cosm.

2nd Backup crew: Malenchenko Yuri & Strekalov G.

Mir

Mir - Credit: NASA.

Mir

Mir in Cosmonaut′s Visor - Credit: RKK Energia.


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz TM17

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Mir, with 2 Mir boardcancel, date docking boardcancel: 030793, special Altair cancel signed by the crew.

Soyuz TM17

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Mir, with 2 Mir boardcancel, undocking date boardcancel: 140194, signed by the crew.



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