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Soyuz 7

soyuz7

Crew:
    Anatoli Filipchenko [1], Commander
    Vladislav Volkov [1], Flight Engineer
    Viktor Gorbatko [1], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Vladimir Shatalov
    Aleksei Yeliseyev
    Pyotr Kolodin

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 12 October 1969
    Time: 10:44:42 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 17 October 1969
    Time: 09:25:05 UTC

Duration: 4 days, 22 hours, 40 minutes, 23 seconds

Call Sign: Buran (Snowstorm)

Soyuz 7 was to dock with Soyuz 8 using a new docking system. The docking system failed and only approach maneuvers were performed. Soyuz 6 was an observer.

At one point, three spacecraft were in orbit with a total 7 cosmonauts.

 


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