Soyuz 27

USSR


International Flight nº: 65

Earth orbit Flight nº: 62

USSR launch Flight nº: 34


Launch & orbit data:

Designation 10560 / 78003A
Launch date - time 10 Jan 1978 - 12:26:00 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N° Soyuz 7K-T s/n 44
Basic shape  Sphere-cylinder + 2 wings
Dimension (m) 7.5 long, 2.3 dia
Mass (kg) 6570? kg
Flight Crew (EP-1) Dzhanibekov, Vladimir A. (CDR)
Makarov, Oleg G. (FE)
Call Sign Pamir (Pamirs M.)
Backup crew Kovalyonok V., Ivanchenko A.
Earth orbit on Jan 10.6:
   - Perigee / Apogee 190 x 237 km
   - Eccentricity 0.004
   - Inclination 51.71°
   - Period 88.71 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 11 Jan 1978 - 14:05:54 UT
Target spacecraft/port Salyut 6/ fore
Docking orbit on Jan 11.6:
   - Perigee / Apogee 330 x 350 km
   - Eccentricity 0.002
   - Inclination 51.60°
   - Period 91.28 min
Undocking date - time 16 Mar 1978 - ~07:58 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 16 Mar 1978 - 10:31:08 UT
Landing date - time 16 Mar 1978 - 11:18:47 UT
Landing location 51°N, 68°E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 64d 22h 52m 47s (64.95 days)
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew Romanenko, Grechko
 (crew S-26)

Flight Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Dzhanibekov  Vladimir Aleksandrovich  Commander 5d 22h 59m  94 
2  Makarov  Oleg Grigoriyevich  Flight engineer 5d 22h 59m  94 

Dzhanibekov and Makarov returned in Soyuz 26.

Mission details:


Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz 27

Launch cancel Baikonur, signed by crew and backup crew

Soyuz 27

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 6, cancelled with special boardcancel with 6e star, signed by Dzhanibekov with docking date.



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