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Soyuz-TM 34



Soyuz TM-34 is a Russian passenger transportation craft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 06:26 UT on 25 April 2002. It carried two Russian astronauts and a South African tourist to the International Space Station (ISS). The tourist will do some biology experiment also, as he carried a live rat and sheep stem cells. All three will return in the same Soyuz after an eight-day mission.

Alternate Names

  • 27416
  • SoyuzTM-34

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-04-25
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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