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Soyuz-TM 25

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1997-003A

Description

Soyuz TM-25 is a Russian passenger module that was launched to carry astronauts and supplies to Mir station. It was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baykonur cosmodrome at 14:09 UT to ferry three cosmonauts for a 162-day stay at the station; it docked with the station at 15:51 UT on 12 February 97. Within meters of automatic approach to the station, a slight misalignment was noted, and the commander of the module had to dock it by manual steering.

Alternate Names

  • 24717

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-02-10
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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