Soyuz 12 launched on 27 September 1973, 12:18:16 UTC. It carried commander Vasili Lazarev and flight engineer Oleg Makarov into orbit. This mission was the first test flight of the modified Soyuz spacecraft, following the tragedy of Soyuz-11. This mission also tested the use of pressurized "rescue space suits" Sokol, worn by crew during launch and re-entry. Crew returned to Earth, landing on 29 September 1973, 11:33:48 UTC.
Soyuz 12 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 27 September 1973 12:18 UTC. It launched two cosmonauts to orbit for spacecraft testing purposes. The crew was Vasili Lazarev and Oleg Makarov.Soyuz Details
Birth: Jan. 6, 1933
Date of Death: May 28, 2003
Birth: Feb. 23, 1928
Date of Death: Dec. 31, 1990
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.INFO WIKI