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Soyuz TM-7
(Mir EO-4)

soyuzTM7

Crew:
    Upload:
        Aleksandr Volkov [2], Commander
        Sergei Krikalyov [1], Flight Engineer
        Jean-Loup Chretien [2], Research Cosmonaut (France)
    Download:
        Aleksandr Volkov
        Sergei Krikalyov
        Valeri Polyakov (Soyuz TM-6)

Backup Crew:
    Aleksandr Viktorenko
    Aleksandr Serebrov
    Michel Tognini (France)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 26 November 1988
    Time: 15:49:34 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 27 April 1989
    Time: 02:57:58 UTC
    Location: 49° 0' N, 69° 0' E

Docking:
    Kvant, 28 November 1988 17:16 UTC - 22 December 1988 06:45 UTC
    fore unit of Mir, 22 December 1988 06:59 UTC - 26 April 1989 23:28 UTC

Duration: 151 days, 11 hours, 8 minutes, 24 seconds

Call Sign: Donbass (River Don basin)

Mir Mission Designation: EO-4

Long duration return and replacement for Mir. Torn insulation blankets during launch necessitated two spacewalks to repair the damage. Gusty winds during landing caused a hard double impact, injuring the leg of one of the crewmen.

 


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