Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 222

Soyuz TM-32

Soyuz TM-31


Patch Soyuz TM-32

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  28.04.2001
Launch time:  07:37 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  1
Altitude:  192,8 - 247 km
Inclination:  51,63°
Docking ISS:  30.04.2001, 07:58 UTC
Undocking ISS:  31.10.2001, 01:38:30 UTC
Landing date:  06.05.2001
Landing time:  05:41 UTC
Landing site:  46° 44' 58'' N, 69° 42' 58'' E

walkout photo

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alternate crew photo

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No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Musabayev  Talgat Amangeldyyevich  Commander 3 7d 22h 04m  125 
2  Baturin  Yuri Mikhailovich  Flight Engineer 2 7d 22h 04m  125 
3  Tito  Dennis Anthony  Spaceflight Participant 1 7d 22h 04m  125 

Crew seating arrangement

1  Musabayev
2  Baturin
3  Tito
1  Afanasiyev
2  Haigneré
3  Kozeyev

Animations: Soyuz

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Afanasiyev  Viktor Mikhailovich  Commander
2  Kozeyev  Konstantin Mirovich  Flight Engineer


Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome; landing 177 km southeast of Dzheskasgan in Kazhakstan.

Soyuz TM-32 was the first taxi crew to the ISS. Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TM-32 docked with the ISS on April 30, 2001 and common work with the second expedition was performed.

Dennis Tito (USA) paid as the first space tourist 20 Million Dollar for his flight. The main purpose was to exchange the Soyuz spacecraft (Soyuz TM-31). Soyuz TM-32 served as a new lifeboat.



Last update on October 27, 2013.