Soyuz TM-24

USSR


Manned Flight nº: 191

Earth orbit Flight nº: 188

USSR Flight nº: 84


Launch & orbit data:

Designation 24280 / 96047A
Launch date - time 17 Aug 1996 - 13:18:03 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N° Soyuz 7K-STM (11F732) s/n° 73
Mass (kg) 7150 kg
Flight Crew Korzun, Valeri (CDR)
Kaleri, Aleksandr (FE)
André-Deshays, Claudie (CR)
Crew callsign Fregat (Frigate )
Backup crew Manakov G., Eyharts L.
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 378 / 394 km
   - Inclination 51.7°
   - Period 92.3 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 19 Aug 1996 - 14:50:23 UT
Target spacecraft/port Mir/fore -X port
Undocking date - time 07 Feb 1997 - 16:28:01 UT
Redocking date - time 07 Feb 1997 - 16:51:27 UT
Target spacecraft/port Mir/ +X port
Undocking date - time 02 Mar 1997 - 03:24:57 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 02 Mar 1997 - 05:50:12 UT
Landing date - time 02 Mar 1997 - 06:44:16 UT
Landing location 128 km E of Dzheskasgan
(47° 49' N, 69° 24' E)
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 196:17:26
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew Korzun, Kaleri, Ewald
 (crew TM-24 & TM-25)

Launch Crew (EO-22)

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Korzun  Valeri Grigoriyevich  Commander 196d 17h 26m  3113 
2  Kaleri  Aleksandr Yuriyevich  Flight engineer 196d 17h 26m  3113 
3  André-Deshays  Claudie  Research cosmonaut 15d 18h 23m  249 

Anfré-Deshays landed with Soyuz TM-23 on 2 Sep 1996

Backup Crew

Nr. Name Job
1   - , -  Commander
2  Vinogradov, Pavel V.  Flight engineer
2  Eyeharts, Leopold  Research cosm.


Mir over Pacific

Mir over South Pacific - Credit: NASA.


Mission details:


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz TM24

Launch cancel Baikonur, mission and special Cassiopee cancel, send registrated to France, ESA cancel and return.

Soyuz TM22

Cosmic Mail: Cover with 2 black Mir boardcancel, docking date boardcancel: 190896 and boardcancel: 260896, signed by the crew.


Soyuz TM24

New launch cancel Baikonur on mission Cassiopee cover, signed by crew and send registrated.

Soyuz TM22

Back of precident cover, with special FR astronaut cancel, numbered and Moskou arreved cancel.



Ref.: #7(JR295-296,313), #8, #10, #16, #210 - update: 31.01.19 Home