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Haignere launch highlights
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- Title Haignere launch highlights
- Released: 24/02/1999
- Language French
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
ESA astronat Jean-Pierre Haignere blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on February 20th, 1999, bound for a six month stay aboard the Russian space station Mir. This mission, named Perseus, is the fifth French-Russian mission to date.
Along with Russian commander Viktor Afanassiev and Slovak Ivan Bella, Haignere was carried into space in a Soyuz capsule onboard a Salyut launcher. Onboard Mir, Haignere will carry out European experiments in microgravity, two of which have been developed by ESA.
This video includes highlights of the launch, as well as training footage of Haignere and the CNES astronaut Claudie Andre-Deshays.
10:00:04:00 ESA opening titles
10:00:45:00 CNES opening titles
10:01:09:00 gvsÕ Jean-Pierre Haignere undergoes Soyuz simulator training at Star City
10:02:26:00 gvsÕ Claudie Andre-Deshays at Star City
10:02:27:00 gvsÕ Haignere undergoes underwater neutral buoyancy training on Mir simulator at Star City
10:04:41:00 gvsÕ rollout of Salyut launcher
10:05:35:00 gvsÕ Haignere, Viktor Afanassiev and Slovak Ivan Bella climb aboard bus to Baikonur Cosmodrome
10:05:58:00 gvsÕ crew in pre-flight conference; Haignere i/v [Fr]
10:06:53:00 gvsÕ crew board launcher
10:07:47:00 gvsÕ int CNES ground control centre, Toulouse
10:08:20:00 ms launcher on pad
10:08:32:00 mcsÕ astronauts inside Soyuz capsule
10:08:40:00 ms with pan up Salyut launch
10:10:02:00 mcs astronauts inside Soyuz capsule
10:10:08:00 mcs with pan l onlookers
10:10:17:00 mcs astronauts inside Soyuz capsule
10:10:25:00 mcs onlookers
10:10:33:00 mcs astronauts inside Soyuz capsule
10:10:37:00 ws int Russian ground control centre, S
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