credit:

SOYUZ 40                      MANNED FLIGHT                                     USSR

9th Intercosmos mission. Docking to Salyut 6. Several scientific experiments were conducted including exploration of earth magnetic field .

Leonid I..

Popov

CDR

USSR

LAUNCH :

18.16 GMT

Baikonour

Kazakhstan / USSR

LC-1

May 14 / 1981

2.5.06

17:55:57

SPACECRAFT :


Soyuz 7K-T

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Soyuz 11A511U

LANDING :

14.59 GMT


USSR

225 km SE of Dzheskaskan

May 22 / 1981

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

51.62°

Altitude

191 /269 km

Duration (Crew)

7d20h42m

Orbits (Crew)

124

Dumitru D.

Prunariu

RSC

Romania

Flight no.  078

Docking to:

Salyut 6

Soyuz 40 crew at Salyut 6  with the resident crew

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