Soyuz T-11

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz T-11 was the sixth mission to visit the Salyut 7 space station and the first to visit the long-duration Soyuz T-10 resident crew of the station. The mission began on April 3, 1984, 13:08:00 UTC, launching Commander Yury Malyshev, Flight Engineer Gennady Strekalov and Research Cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian cosmonaut, into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 7-day stay on the station, crew performed various scientific experiments. Soyuz T-11, per usual, swapped their vehicles with the resident Soyuz T-10 crew, which allowed for a longer stay on the station. The crew returned in Soyuz T-11 spacecraft, landing safely back on Earth on October 2, 1984, 10:57:00 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 T-11


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 7
Serial Number: Soyuz T 11F732 #17

Soyuz T-11 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 3 April 1984 13:08 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts of EP-3 to Salyut 7. The EP-3 crew was Yury Malyshev, Gennady Strekalov, and Rakesh Sharma.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Gennadi Strekalov

Flight Engineer - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Oct. 26, 1940
Date of Death: Dec. 25, 2004

Rakesh Sharma

Research Cosmonaut - Indian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 13, 1949
Age: 72

Yury Malyshev

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Aug. 27, 1941
Date of Death: Nov. 8, 1999

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 1471 Failures: 82 Pending: 0

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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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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