Soyuz T-3

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz T-3 was the 13th mission to visit the Salyut 6 space station. It was the first Soyuz spacecraft since 1971 that carried three cosmonauts. The mission began on November 27, 1980, 14:18:28 UTC, launching Commander Leonid Kizim, Flight Engineer Oleg Makarov and Research Cosmonaut Gennady Strekalov into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 11-day stay on the station, crew was busy with overhauling and maintenance work on the station, and also carried out usual experiments. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on December 10, 1980, 09:26:10 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-3


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 6
Serial Number: Soyuz T 11F732 #8

Soyuz T-3 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 27 November 1980 14:18 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts of EO-5 to Salyut 6. The crew was Leonid Kizim, Oleg Makarov, and Gennady Strekalov.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Leonid Kizim

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Aug. 5, 1941
Date of Death: June 14, 2010

Gennadi Strekalov

Research Cosmonaut - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

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

Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov

Flight Engineer - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Jan. 6, 1933
Date of Death: May 28, 2003

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Yuri Borisov Founded: 1992 Successes: 297 Failures: 11 Pending: 10

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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