Soyuz 22

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz 22 mission began on September 15, 1976, 09:48:30 UTC, launching Commander Yuri Malyshev and Flight Engineer Gennady Strekalov into orbit. The main objective of the mission was Earth observation and imaging, resulting in 2,400 photographs of 30 geographic areas. During their 7-day stay in orbit, crew also conducted several biological experiments. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on September 23, 1976, 07:40:47 UTC.

Soyuz U

Family: Soyuz
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    51.1 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    313 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz U
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz U
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    6900 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Soyuz 22


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-TM 11F615A12 #74

Soyuz 22 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 15 September 1976 09:48 UTC. It launched two cosmonauts to orbit around the Earth for Earth-Sciences. The crew was Valery Bykovsky and Vladimir Aksyonov.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Vladimir Aksyonov

Flight Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Feb. 1, 1935
Age: 85

Valery Bykovsky

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Aug. 2, 1934
Date of Death: March 27, 2019

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 339 Failures: 24 Pending: 20

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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