THIRD CREW REQUIRED RESOURCES SECOND RUSSIAN VISITING CREW "AHDROMEDA" PROGRAMM IMAGES VIDEO

 
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INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
EXPEDITION THREE (ISS-3)
SECOND RUSSIAN VISITING CREW

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Launch:
  the Soyuz TM-33, Russian manned transport spacecraft, was launched on October 21, 2001 at 12:59:35 Moscow Summer Time.
Launch site:
  the Republic of Kazachstan, cosmodrome Baikonur.
Docking:
  the spacecraft was docked to the nadir docking port of the Zarya Functional Cargo Block of the ISS on October 23, 2001 at 14:44:15 Moscow Summer Time.
Undocking:
  the Soyuz TM-32 spacecraft undocked from Russian docking compartment Pier on October 31, 2001 at 4:38:30 Moscow Time.
Landing:
  landing took place on October 31, 2001 at 7:59:26 Moscow Time.
Landing site:
  180 km south-east of Dzhezkazgan (Republic of Kazachstan).
Flight duration:
  9 days 20 hours 00 mins 25 secs.

Key objectives of the expedition:

  • putting Visiting Crew 2 into orbit on-board Soyuz TM-33 spacecraft;
  • planned replacement of Souyz TM-32 which has been functioning as a crew rescue vehicle within ISS since April 30, 2001;
  • conducting on-board the space station a work package under the program of the visit: experiments under "Russian program" - "Uragan", "Diatomea", "Plasma crystal": research program "Andromeda" under a contract with French national center for space research (CNES); contractual work with "Globus Space" company ("Lok" project);
  • providing maintenance support for ISS-3 crew mission;
  • return of Visiting Crew 2 on-board Soyuz TM-32.
The prime crew

Viktor Mikhailovich
AFANASIEV

Crew commander

GCTC,
Russia
Konstantin Mirovich
KOZEEV
Flight engineer RSC Energia,
Russia
Claudie HAIGNERE
(ANDRE-DESHAUS)
Flight engineer CNES, ESA

Left to right: K.M. Kozeev, V.M.Afanasiev, C. Haignere

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The back-up crew

Sergei Victorovich
ZALETIN

Commander

GCTC,
Russia

Nadezhda Vasilievna
KUZHELNAYA

Flight engineer RSC Energia,
Russia
 

 

 

 

 

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