Soyuz T-6

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz T-6 was the second mission to the Salyut 7 space station and the first to visit the long-duration Soyuz T-5 resident crew of the station. The mission began on June 24, 1982, 16:29:48 UTC, launching Commander Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Flight Engineer Aleksandr Ivanchenkov and Research Cosmonaut Jean-Loup Chrétien, the first French cosmonaut, into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 7-day stay on the station, crew performed various scientific and medical experiments. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on July 2, 1982, 14:20:40 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-6


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 7
Serial Number: Soyuz T 11F732 #9

Soyuz T-6 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 24 June 1982 16:29 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts of EP-1 to Salyut 7. The crew was Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Aleksandr Ivanchenkov, and Jean-Loup Chrétien.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Jean-Loup Chrétien

Research Cosmonaut - French - (CNES)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Aug. 20, 1938
Age: 81

Vladimir Dzhanibekov

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: May 13, 1942
Age: 77

Aleksandr Ivanchenkov

Flight Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Sept. 28, 1940
Age: 79

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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