Mission name: Soyuz TM-22
Call sign: Uran
Number of crew members: 3
3 September 1995, 09:00:23 UTC, Baikonur LC1
29 February 1996, 10:42:08 UTC, 105 km NE of Arkalyk (51.38 N; 67.45 E)
Duration: 179 days, 1 hour, 41 minutes, 45 seconds
Number of orbits: ~2 800
- Yuri Gidzenko (1)
- Sergei Avdeyev (2)
- Thomas Reiter (1) - ESA Germany
(1) number of spaceflights each crew member has completed, including this mission
The 23rd expedition to Mir.
Soyuz TM-22 was a Russian transport spacecraft that transported cosmonauts to the Mir space station for a 135-day stay. It was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and docked on 5 September 1995 with Mir's Kvant-2 module at the port that was vacated by Progress M-28 a day before.