Soyuz-U2
Soyuz TM-3

Soyuz-U2 | Soyuz TM-3

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-3 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Jul 21st, 1987, 9:59 PM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz TM-3

Soyuz TM-3 was the third mission to Mir space station. The mission began on July 22, 1987, 01:59:17 UTC, launching Commander Alexander Viktorenko, Flight Engineer Aleksandr Aleksandrov and Research Cosmonaut Muhammed Faris, the first Syrian cosmonaut, into orbit. They docked with Mir two days later. During their stay there, crew conducted Earth observation, medical and other scientific experiments. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on July 30, 1987, 01:04:12 UTC.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz-U2

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