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Soyuz 10
(Salyut 1 - aborted)

soyuz10

Crew:
    Vladimir Shatalov [3], Commander
    Aleksei Yeliseyev [3], Flight Engineer
    Nikolai Rukavishnikov [1], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Alexi Leonov
    Valeri Kubasov
    Pyotr Kolodin

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 22 April 1971
    Time: 23:54:06 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 24 April 1971
    Time: 23:40:00 UTC

Docking:
    Salyut, 24 April 1971 01:47 UTC - 24 April 1971 07:17 UTC

Duration: 1 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes, 54 seconds

Call Sign: Granit (Granite)

This was to be the first mission to Salyut 1. It docked with the space station, but there was a problem with the mechanism and the cosmonauts were unable to enter the station.

Upon re-entry, the capsule became filled with toxic fumes, causing Rukavishnikov to pass out.

 


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