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Soyuz TM-33

Soyuz U

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Viktor Afanasyev

Viktor Afanasyev

Commander

Status: Retired
12/31/1948 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 12/2/1990
Last Flight: 10/21/2001

Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasyev Russian: Виктор Михайлович Афанасьев; born 31 December 1948) is a colonel in the Russian Air Force and a test cosmonaut of the Yu. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.

Claudie Haigneré

Claudie Haigneré

Flight Engineer

Status: Retired
5/13/1957 -
Nationality: French
Type: Government
First Flight: 8/17/1996
Last Flight: 10/21/2001

Claudie André-Deshays Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French former astronaut with the Centre National d'Études Spatiales and the European Space Agency. She was the first French woman to go the space and the first European woman to visit the International Space Station.

Konstantin Kozeyev

Konstantin Kozeyev

Flight Engineer

Status: Retired
12/1/1967 -
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/21/2001
Last Flight: 10/21/2001

Konstantin Mirovich Kozeyev (Russian: Константин Мирович Козеев) is a retired Russian cosmonaut.
He flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz TM-33 in 2001.

Mission

Soyuz TM-33

Type: Human Exploration

Soyuz TM-33 was a visiting mission to ISS, which carried 3 cosmonauts and astronauts. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Viktor Afanasyev alongside Flight Engineer, ESA astronaut Claudie Haigneré and Flight Engineer/Spaceflight Participant, Konstantin Kozeyev launched aboard the Soyuz spacecraft on October 21, 2001, 08:59:35 UTC. They docked with the station two days later. During their stay there, crew assisted Expedition 3 members in station work. Soyuz TM-33 crew returned aboard Soyuz TM-32, landing safely back on Earth on October 31, 2001, 05:00:00 UTC.

Location

1/5

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

468 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz U

Length: 51.1 meters
Diameter: 2.95 meters

The Soyuz U rocket has been launched a total of 166 times with 163 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
Founded: 1992
Launchers: Soyuz
Spacecraft: Soyuz
Country: RUS

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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