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Soyuz TM-27

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Subject: Soyuz TM-28, List of space travelers by nationality, Mir, Soyuz TM-26, Léopold Eyharts
Collection: Manned Soyuz Missions, Spacecraft Launched in 1998, Spacecraft Which Reentered in 1998
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Soyuz TM-27

Soyuz TM-27 is a Russian spacecraft that ferried cosmonauts and supplies to the Mir, the Russian space station. It was the 33rd expedition to Mir. It was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome on January 29, 1998. The main mission was to exchange one crew member, carry out French mission PEGASE, and conduct routine science experiments.

TM-27 docked with Mir. The crew repaired the Spektr solar panel and installed a new VDU station orientation system.


  • Crew 1
  • Mission accomplishments 2
  • EVA schedule 3
  • Mission notes 4


Position Launching crew Landing crew
Commander  Talgat Musabayev
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer  Nikolai Budarin
Second spaceflight
Research Cosmonaut  Léopold Eyharts
First spaceflight
 Yuri Baturin
First spaceflight

Mission accomplishments

  • Docked with Mir
  • Exchange part of crew
  • Carried out French mission PEGASE
  • Conducted routine science experiments

EVA schedule

  • 03.03.1998 aborted due to faulty hatch
  • 01.04.1998 (6h 40m)
  • 06.04.1998 (4h 23m)
  • 11.04.1998 (6h 25m)
  • 17.04.1998 (6h 32m)
  • 22.04.1998 (6h 21m)
  • Over the course of these 5 walks, the cosmonauts repaired the Spektr solar panel and installed a new VDU station orientation system.

Mission notes

Both cosmonauts and astronaut Andy Thomas (arrived on STS-89) became the 25th resident crew. Eyharts landed on 19.02.1998 with Soyuz TM-26-spacecraft. Included astronaut from France.

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