Soyuz TM-21

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Soyuz TM-21
Mission Statistics
Mission Name:Soyuz TM-21
Call Sign:Урага́н (Uragan - Hurricane)
Number of Crew Members: 3 launched / 2 landed
Launch:March 14, 1995
06:11:34 UTC
Baikonur LC1
Landing:September 11, 1995
06:52:40 UTC
108 km NE of Arkalyk (50.67

N; 68.25 E)

Duration:181 days 00 hours 41 minutes 06 seconds
Number of Orbits: ~2,940

Crew

Launched:

Landed:

Mission Parameters

  • Mass: 7150 kg
  • Perigee: 201 km
  • Apogee: 247 km
  • Inclination: 51.65
  • Period: 88.7 minutes

Mission Highlights

21st expedition to Mir. Included U.S.A. astronaut launched on the Soyuz TM-21.

Soyuz TM-21 was a cosmonaut transporting spacecraft that was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to dock with the Mir space station. It docked with Mir on March 16, 1995. The American astronaut on board was brought back from Mir after a US Shuttle docked with the station in late June 1995.


Previous Mission:
Soyuz TM-20
Soyuz programme Next Mission:
Soyuz TM-22
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