Soyuz-U2
Soyuz TM-5

Soyuz-U2 | Soyuz TM-5

Soviet Space Program launch of a Soyuz-U2 Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Soyuz-U2 rocket as part of the Soyuz TM-5 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue Jun 7th 1988 10:03 AM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz TM-5

Soyuz TM-5 was the fifth mission to Mir space station. The mission began on June 7, 1988, 14:03:13 UTC, launching Commander Anatoly Solovyev, Flight Engineer Viktor Savinykh and Research Cosmonaut Aleksandr Aleksandrov into orbit. They docked with Mir two days later, meeting with the long-duration resident crew. During their 7-day stay there, cosmonauts carried out scientific experiments. They returned on a Soyuz TM-4 spacecraft, landing safely back on Earth on June 17, 1988, 10:12:32 UTC.

Location

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz-U2

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