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Soyuz T-2
(Saluyut 6, VE-7)

Crew:
    Yuri Malyshev [1], Commander
    Vladimir Aksyonov [2], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Leonid Kizim
    Oleg Makarov

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 5 June 1980
    Time: 14:19:30 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 9 June 1980
    Time: 12:39:00 UTC

Docking:
    aft unit of Salyut 6, 6 June 1980 15:58 UTC - 9 June 1980 09:20 UTC

Duration: 3 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes, 30 seconds

Call Sign: Yupiter (Jupiter)

This was the first manned test of the new Soyuz Ferry craft. It docked with the Salyut 6 space station and the cosmonauts were able to enter.

 


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