Soyuz 32

USSR


International Flight n: 70

Earth orbit Flight n: 67

USSR launch Flight n: 39


Launch & orbit data:

Designation 11281 / 79018A
Launch date - time 25 Feb 1979 - 11:53:49 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC31
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N Soyuz 7K-T s/n 48
Basic shape  Sphere-cylinder + 2 wings
Dimension (m) 7.5 long, 2.3 dia
Mass (kg) 6570? kg
Launch Crew (EO-3) Lyakhov, Vladimir A. (CDR)
Ryumin, Valeri V. (FE)
Call Sign Proton
Backup crew Popov, Lebedev
Earth orbit on Feb 25.7:
   - Perigee / Apogee 193 x 256 km
   - Eccentricity 0.005
   - Inclination 51.59°
   - Period 88.93 min
Patch Soyuz 32

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 26 Feb 1979 - 13:29:55 UT
Target spacecraft/port Salyut 6/ fore
Undocking date - time 13 Jun 1979 - 09:51 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 13 Jun 1979 - 15:30:05 UT
Landing date - time 13 Jun 1979 - 16:18:26 UT
Landing location 
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 108:04:24:37 (108.18 days)
Landing crew returned unmanned, after failed
docking of Soyuz 33
Nbr orbits 

Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Lyakhov  Vladimir Afanasiyevich  Commander 175d 00h 36m  2755 
2  Ryumin  Valeri Viktorovich  Flight engineer 175d 00h 36m  2755 

Lyakhov and Ryumin landed with Soyuz 34 on 19 Aug 1979

Mission details:


Soyuz 7K-TSoyuz 7K-T.

Salyut 6 KRT-10 Salyut 6 KRT-10 deployment - Credit: RKK Energia.

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