Soyuz 30

USSR


International Flight nº: 68

Earth orbit Flight nº: 65

USSR launch Flight nº: 37

Interkosmos-2 flight

Launch & orbit data:

Designation 10968 / 78065A
Launch date - time 27 Jun 1978 - 15:27:21 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N° Soyuz 7K-T/A9 s/n 67
Basic shape  Sphere-cylinder + 2 wings
Dimension (m) 7.5 long, 2.3 dia
Mass (kg) 6570? kg
Flight Crew (EP-3) Klimuk, Pyotr I. (CDR)
Hermaszewski, Miroslaw (CR)
Call Sign Kavkaz (Caucasus M.)
Backup crew Kubasov, Jankowski Z.
Earth orbit on Jun 27.8:
   - Perigee / Apogee 194 x 244 km
   - Eccentricity 0.004
   - Inclination 51.64°
   - Period 88.82 min
Patch Soyuz 30

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 28 Jun 1978 - 17:07:50 UT
Target spacecraft/port Salyut 6/ aft
Undocking date - time 05 Jul 1978 - 10:14:50 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 05 Jul 1978 - 12:44 UT
Landing date - time 05 Jul 1978 - 13:30:20 UT
Landing location 51°N, 66°E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 07d 22h 02m 59s (7.91 days)
Nbr orbits 125

Flight Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration
1  Klimuk  Pyotr Iliyich  Commander 7d 22h 03m 
2  Hermaszewski  Miroslaw  Research cosm. - Poland 7d 22h 03m 

Backup Crew: Jankowski & Kubasov.


Soyuz 30 Klimuk and Hermaszewski before launch - Credit: RKK Energia.

Mission details:


Location of Spacecraft: Military History Museum, Warsaw, Poland.

Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz 30

Launch cancel Baikonur, signed by crew.

Soyuz 30

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 6, with special Polish boardcancel: 27-6-78, signed by Hermaszewski.


Soyuz 30

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 6, with special Polish boardcancel: -3-07-78, and bordcancel Soyuz 31: 27-8.78 signed by Soyuz 30 &: 31 crew. Credit: #409

Soyuz 30

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 6, with special Polish boardcancel: -5-7-78, and bordcancel Soyuz 31: 27-8.78 signed by Soyuz 30 &: 31 crew. Credit: #409



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