Soyuz-U | Soyuz T-6

Soviet Space Program launch of a Soyuz U Rocket

Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Soyuz U rocket as part of the Soyuz T-6 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Thu, Jun 24th, 1982, 12:29 PM EDT from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Soyuz T-6

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.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz U

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