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Soyuz 37
(Salyut 6, VE-8)

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Crew:
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        Viktor Gorbatko [3], Commander
        Pham Tuan [1], Research Cosmonaut (Vietnam)
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        Leonid Popov (Soyuz 35)
        Valeri Ryumin (Soyuz 35)

Backup Crew:
    Valeri Bykovsky
    Bui Thanh (Vietnam)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 23 July 1980
    Time: 18:33:03 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 11 October 1980
    Time: 09:49:57 UTC

Docking:
    aft unit of Salyut 6, 24 June 1980 20:02 UTC - 1 August 1980 16:43 UTC
    fore unit of Salyut 6, 1 August 1980 17:13 UTC - 11 October 1980 06:32 UTC

Duration: 79 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes, 54 seconds

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This crew worked aboard the Salyut 6 space station. This mission marked the first Vietnamese in space.

 


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