|Mission duration||207 days, 12 hours, 51 minutes, 2 seconds|
|Launch mass||7,150 kilograms (15,760 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||January 29, 1998, 16:33:42UTC|
|End of mission|
|Landing date||August 25, 1998, 05:24:44UTC|
|Perigee altitude||382 kilometres (237 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||390 kilometres (240 mi)|
|Docking with Mir|
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.
|Position||Launching crew||Landing crew|
|Commander|| Talgat Musabayev|
|Flight Engineer|| Nikolai Budarin|
|Research Cosmonaut|| Léopold Eyharts
| Yuri Baturin|