Soyuz TM-21

USSR


Manned Flight nº: 178

Earth orbit Flight nº: 175

USSR Flight nº: 81


Launch & orbit data:

Designation 23519 / 95010A
Launch date - time 14 Mar 1995 - 06:11:34 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U2
OKB name - S/Nº Soyuz 7K-STM (11F732) s/nº 70
Mass (kg) 7.150
Flight Crew Dezhurov, Vladimir (CDR)
Strekalov, Gennadi (FE)
Thagard, Norman (CR)
Call Sign Uragan (Hurricane)
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 392 x 398 km
   - Inclination 51.64 deg
   - Period 92.46 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 16 Mar 1995 - 07:45:25 UT
Target spacecraft/port Mir/Kvant
Undocking date - time 11 Sep 1995 - 03:30:44 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 11 Sep 1995 - 05:56:40 UT
Landing date - time 11 Sep 1995 - 06:52:40 UT
Landing location 50° 31'N, 67° 21'E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 181.03 days
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew Solovyov A., Budarin N.
 (crew STS-71)

Launch Crew (EO-18):

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Dezhurov  Vladimir Nikolayevich  Commander 115d 08h 43m  1825 
2  Strekalov  Gennadi Mikhailovich  Flight engineer 115d 08h 43m  1825 
3  Thagard  Norman Earl  Research cosmonaut 115d 08h 43m  1825 

The Soyuz TM-21 crew: Dezhurov, Strekalov and Thagard landed with Space Shuttle STS-71 on 7 Jul 1995

Backup Crew

Nr. Name Job
1  Solovyev, Anatoli Y.  Commander
2  Budarin, Nikolai M.  Flight engineer
2  Dunbar, Bonnie Jean  Research cosm.


Mission details:


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz TM21

Launch cancel Baikonur, signed by crew and send registrated.

Soyuz TM21

Launch "Feldpost cancel 08814", send registrated.


Soyuz TM21

Landing cancel Arkalyk with "TP 10T taxe" cancel, signed by crew and send registrated.



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