Soyuz 10

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz 10 launched on 22 April 1971, 23:54:06 UTC. It carried commander Vladimir Shatalov, flight engineer Aleksei Yeliseyev and test engineer Nikolai Rukavishnikov into orbit. Flight was intended to become the world's first mission to the world's first space station, Salyut-1. Docking was not successful, and crew didn't enter the station. Crew returned to Earth, landing on 24 April 1971, 23:40 UTC.

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Soyuz 10


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 1
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-OKS 11F615A8 #31

Soyuz 10 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 22 April 1971 23:54 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts on the first flight to Salyut 1, but docking failed. The crew was Vladimir Shatalov, Aleksei Yeliseyev, and Nikolai Rukavishnikov.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Nikolay Rukavishnikov

Test Engineer - Soviet - (RFSA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Sept. 18, 1932
Date of Death: Oct. 19, 2002

Vladimir Shatalov

Commander - Soviet - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Dec. 8, 1927
Age: 92

Aleksei Yeliseyev

Flight Engineer - Soviet - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: July 13, 1934
Age: 85

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 333 Failures: 23 Pending: 23

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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