Soyuz 36

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz 36 was the ninth mission to visit the Salyut 6 space station and carried the EP-5 crew, which visited the long-duration Soyuz 35 resident crew. The mission began on May 26, 1980, 18:20:39 UTC, launching Commander Valery Kubasov and Research Cosmonaut Bertalan Farkas, the first Hungarian cosmonaut, into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 7-day stay on the station, EP-5 crew conducted various scientific experiments, including measuring radiation doses received by the crew. Soyuz 36 swapped vehicles with the resident station crew, and returned in Soyuz 35 spacecraft. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on June 3, 1980, 15:06 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 36


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 6
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-T 11F615A8 #52

Soyuz 36 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 26 May 1980 18:20 UTC. It transported two cosmonauts of EP-5 to Salyut 6. The crew was Valeri Kubasov and Bertalan Farkas. It also ferried down two cosmonauts from EP-7.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Valeri Kubasov

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Jan. 7, 1935
Date of Death: Feb. 19, 2014

Bertalan Farkas

Research Cosmonaut - Hungarian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Aug. 2, 1949
Age: 73

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Yuri Borisov Founded: 1992 Successes: 294 Failures: 11 Pending: 11

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.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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