Soyuz T-5

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz T-5 was the first long-duration expedition to the Salyut 7 space station. The mission began on May 13, 1982, 09:58:05 UTC, launching Commander Anatoli Berezovoy and Flight Engineer Valentin Lebedev into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 211-day stay on the station, crew performed various scientific and medical experiments, and were visited by 4 uncrewed cargo Progress vehicles and 2 Soyuz missions. Soyuz T-5 crew, per usual, swapped vehicles with the visiting Soyuz T-7 crew, which allowed for a longer stay in orbit. Cosmonauts returned in the Soyuz T-7 spacecraft, landing safely back on Earth on December 10, 1982, 19:02:36 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-5


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 7
Serial Number: Soyuz T 11F732 #11

Soyuz T-5 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 13 May 1982 09:58 UTC. It transported two cosmonauts of EO-1 to Salyut 7. The crew was Anatoli Berezovoy and Valentin Lebedev.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Anatoly Berezovoy

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: April 11, 1942
Date of Death: Sept. 20, 2014

Valentin Lebedev

Flight Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: April 14, 1942
Age: 77

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 334 Failures: 23 Pending: 22

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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