Soyuz-U2
Soyuz T-12

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 T-12 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Jul 17th, 1984, 1:40 PM from 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz T-12

Soyuz T-12 was the seventh mission to visit the Salyut 7 space station and the second to visit the long-duration Soyuz T-10 resident crew of the station. The mission began on July 17, 1984, 17:40:54 UTC, launching Commander Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Flight Engineer Svetlana Savitskaya and Research Igor Volk into orbit. They docked with the station the next day. During their 9-day stay on the station, crew carried out various experiments, and Savitskaya became the first woman to ever perform a spacewalk. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on July 29, 1984, 12:55:30 UTC.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz-U2

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