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Soyuz 16

Crew:
    Anatoli Filipchenko [2], Commander
    Nikolai Rukavishnikov [2], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Yuri Romanenko
    Aleksandr Ivanchenkov

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 2 December 1974
    Time: 09:40:00 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 8 December 1974
    Time: 08:03:35 UTC

Duration: 5 days, 22 hours, 23 minutes, 35 seconds

Call Sign: Buran (Snowstorm)

This flight was a dress rehersal for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in which Soviet and American spacecraft would dock in space.

 


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