Soyuz TM-33

Russia


International Flight nº: 228

Earth orbit Flight nº: 225

Russian Flight nº: 93

14th manned flight to ISS. Flight: ISS-3S (EP-2 crew)

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 26955 / 01048A
Launch date - time 21 Oct 2001 - 08:59:35 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1/5
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U (#672)
OKB name - S/Nº Soyuz TM s/nº 207
Mass (kg) 
Flight Crew Afanasyev V. (CDR)
Haignere C. (FE1)
Kozeyev K. (FE2)
Call Sign 
Backup crew 

Docking date - time 23 Oct 2001 - 10:44:15 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/Zarya nadir port
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee  km
   - Inclination °
   - Period  min
Undocking date - time 20 Apr 2002 - 09:16 UT
Redocking date - time 20 Apr 2002 - 09:37:14 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/Pirs nadir port
Undocking date - time 05 May 2002 - 00:31:08 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 05 May 2002 - 02:57:27 UT
Landing date - time 0;5 May 2002 - 03:51:53 UT
Landing location26 km SE of Arkalyk
(50°02′ N, 66°59′ E)
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew (VC-3): Gidzenko Yu., Vittori R.,
Shuttleworth M. (crew TM-34)

Launch Crew (VC-2):

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Afanasiyev  Viktor Mikhailovich  Commander 9d 20h 00m  155 
2  Haigneré  Claudie  Flight engineer 9d 20h 00m  155 
3  Kozeev  Konstantin Mirovich  Flight engineer 9d 20h 00m  155 

Summary:

Taxi-Crew 2 to the ISS; Soyuz changeover (replaced TM-32, in which the visiting crew landed). Soyuz TM33 serves as a new lifeboat.
Crew of Soyuz TM-33 landed with Soyuz TM-32 on 31 Oct 2001.
Landing 180 km southsoutheast of Dzheskazgan / Kazakhstan

Mission report:


Astrophilately covers:


Launch cancels Baikonur, registered mail. 5 different cancels.

Soyuz TM-33 cover

Launch and docking cancel, with ISS board cancel, signed by the crew



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