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Soyuz T-6
(Salyut 7, VE-1)
(Tenth International Mission)

Crew:
    Vladimir Dzhanibekov [3], Commander
    Aleksandr Ivanchenkov [2], Flight Engineer
    Jean-Loup Chretien [1], Research Cosmonaut (France)

Backup Crew:
    Leonid Kizim
    Anatoliy Solovyov
    Patrick Baudry (France)

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 24 June 1982
    Time: 16:29:48 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 2 July 1982
    Time: 14:20:40 UTC

Docking:
    aft unit of Salyut 7, 25 June 1982 17:46 UTC - 2 July 1982 11:04 UTC

Duration: 7 days, 21 hours, 50 minutes, 52 seconds

Call Sign: Pamir (Pamirs)

This crew worked aboard the Salyut 7 space station. It also marked the first Frenchman into space. The craft did suffer a failure of its Argon computer 900 m from Salyut 7. Commander Vladimir Dzhanibekov took manual control and docked with the station 14 minutes ahead of schedule.

 


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