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Soyuz 12

soyuz12

Crew:
    Vasily Lazarev [1], Commander
    Oleg Makarov [1], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Alexy Gubarev
    Georgi Grechko

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 27 September 1973
    Time: 12:18:16 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 29 September 1973
    Time: 11:33:48 UTC
    Location: 47° 42' N, 69° 0' E

Duration: 1 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes, 32 seconds

Call Sign: Ural (Urals)

This was a test flight of a new Ferry version of the Soyuz. It may have been intended for Salyut 2, but the station failed to stabilize and broke up.

 

 


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