Soyuz 24

USSR


International Flight nº: 62

Earth orbit Flight nº: 59

USSR launch Flight nº: 31


Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 09804 / 77008A
Launch date - time 07 Feb 1977 - 16:10 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N° Soyuz 7K-T/A9 s/n 66
Basic shape  Sphere-cylinder + 2 wings
Dimension (m) 7.5 long, 2.3 dia
Mass (kg) 6800 kg
Flight Crew
(EO-2)
 Gorbatko, Viktor V. (CDR)
Glazkov, Yuri N. (FE)
Call Sign Terek (Terek River)
Backup crew Berezovoi, Lisum M.
Earth orbit on Feb 7.9:
   - Perigee / Apogee 173 x 323 km
   - Eccentricity 0.011
   - Inclination 51.62°
   - Period 89.40 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 08 Feb 1977 - 19:12 UT
Target spacecraft Salyut 5
Docking orbit on Feb 12.3:
   - Perigee / Apogee 251 x 258 km
   - Eccentricity 0.001
   - Inclination 51.58°
   - Period 89.53 min
Undocking date - time 25 Feb 1977 - 06:21 UT
Landing date - time 25 Feb 1977 - 09:38 UT
Landing location 51°N, 68°E
36km NE of Arkalyk
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 17d 17h 25m 58s (17.7 days)
Nbr orbits 285

Flight Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Gorbatko  Viktor Vasiliyevich  Commander 17d 17h 26m  285 
2  Glazkov  Yuri Nikolayevich  Flight engineer 17d 17h 26m  285 

Backup Crew: Berezovoi, Lisun. Support Crew: Kozelsky, Preobrazhensky.

Flight:


Almaz right exterior

Aft view of the Almaz, showing the propellant tanks and the ′11F668′ article number on its side.


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz 24

Launch cancel Baikonur

Soyuz 24 - Salyut 5

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 5, cancelled with special boardcancel: “Cosmic Mail on board Salyut 5 - Febr 1977“
signed by Gorbatko and Glazkov. Credit: #409


Soyuz 24

Landing cancel Baikonur, send registrated.

Soyuz 24

FDC cancel Sterrestad, signed by Gorbatko and Glazkov



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