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Soyuz-TM 33

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-048A

Description

Soyuz TM-33 is a Russian astronaut-transporting spacecraft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 08:59 UT on 21 October 2001. It carried two Russian and one French astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS). It docked with the ISS at 10:00 UT on 23 October. This new crew spent eight days on the ISS, and returned on the older Soyuz TM-32 at 03:59 UT on 31 October. The new Soyuz will remain docked as a lifeboat craft for the current crew of three (two Russian and one American) astronauts.

Alternate Names

  • 26955
  • 2001-048A
  • SoyuzTM-33

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-10-21
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown Russia

Disciplines

  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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Personnel

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