LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Apr 25 2002
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz TM-34

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 25, 2002 at 2:26 AM EDT

(April 25, 2002 at 6:26 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 25, 2002 at 2:26 AM EDT

(April 25, 2002 at 6:26 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 25, 2002 at 2:26 AM EDT

(April 25, 2002 at 6:26 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Human Exploration
    • Soyuz TM-34 was a visiting mission to ISS, which carried 3 cosmonauts and astronauts. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Yuri Gidzenko alongside Flight Engineer, ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori and Flight Engineer/Spaceflight Participant Mark Shuttleworth launched aboard the Soyuz spacecraft on April 25, 2002, 06:26:35 UTC. They docked with the station two days later. During their stay there, crew assisted Expedition 4 members in station work. Soyuz TM-34 crew returned aboard Soyuz TM-33, landing safely back on Earth on May 5, 2002, 03:51:53 UTC.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

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