SOYUZ 13                        MANNED FLIGHT                                     USSR

Originally planned for docking with the Salyut-2 station. But the space station never reached ist target orbit. Crew performed several scientific experiments and observations. Difficult recovery operations after touchdown due to a snow storm.

Pyotr I. Klimuk


Commander

credit:

LAUNCH :

11.55 GMT

Baikonour

Kazakhstan / USSR

LC-1

Dec.18 / 1973

10.15.05

23:45:46

SPACECRAFT :


Soyuz 7K-T

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Soyuz 11A511

LANDING :

08.50 GMT


USSR

400 km SW of Karaganda

Dec.26 / 1973

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

51.57°

Altitude

193,3 /272,7 km

Duration

7d20h55m

Orbits

127

Valentin V. Lebedev

Flight Engineer

Soyuz 13 crew  in the command module

Flight no.  048



MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1960īs   1970īs   

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