Soyuz
Soyuz 7K-T No.39 (Soyuz 18a / Soyuz 18-1)

Soyuz | Soyuz 7K-T No.39 (Soyuz 18a / Soyuz 18-1)

Soviet Space Program launch of a Soyuz Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Soyuz rocket as part of the Soyuz 7K-T No.39 (Soyuz 18a / Soyuz 18-1) mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Sat Apr 5th 1975 7:04 AM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz 7K-T No.39 (Soyuz 18a / Soyuz 18-1)

Soyuz 7K-T No.39, also known as Soyuz 18a or Soyuz 18-1, was intended to be the next crewed mission to the Salyut-4 space station. The mission launched on April 5, 1975, 11:04:54 UTC, but due to a failure of the Soyuz launch vehicle during ascent it was aborted. Safety system initiated separation of the spacecraft, and the crew of commander Vasili Lazarev and flight engineer Oleg Makarov experienced overloads of up to 21.3 g. The capsule landed safely at 11:26:21 UTC, followed by a successful rescue of the crew members.

Location

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz

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