Soyuz T-9

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz T-5 was the second long-duration expedition to the Salyut 7 space station. The mission began on June 27, 1983, 09:12:00 UTC, launching Commander Vladimir Lyakhov and Flight Engineer Aleksandr Aleksandrov into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 150-day stay on the station, crew carried outd various scientific and medical experiments, performed two EVAs to install additional solar panels on the station, and were visited by 2 uncrewed cargo Progress vehicles. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on November 23, 1983, 19:58:00 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-9


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 7
Serial Number: Soyuz T 11F732 #14

Soyuz T-9 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 27 June 1983 09:12 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts of EO-2 to Salyut 7. The EO-2 crew was Vladimir Lyakhov and Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Vladimir Lyakhov

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: July 20, 1941
Date of Death: April 19, 2018

Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov

Flight Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1943
Age: 77

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 339 Failures: 24 Pending: 20

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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