Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome; landing
81 km northnortheast of Arkalyk / Kazakhstan.
Soyuz TM-34 carried the
third taxi crew
. Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TM-34
docked to the
on April 27, 2002 and common work with
' escape craft (Soyuz TM-33
) was replaced; Soyuz TM-34 served as a new
from South Africa became the second space
. He was in better condition than Dennis
before and carried out a small research program (studying ocean life and
biological experiments to combat AIDS and other diseases).