Soyuz T-11


International Flight n: 97

Earth orbit Flight n: 94

USSR launch Flight n: 57

Interkosmos-11 flight

Launch & orbit data:

Designation 14872 / 84032A
Launch date - time 03 Apr 1984 - 13:08:42 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC31
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U
OKB name - S/N Soyuz 7K-ST s/n17L
Mass (kg) 6850
Flight Crew (EP-3) Malyshev, Yuri (CDR)
Strekalov, Gennadi (FE)
Sharma, Rakesh (CR)
Call Sign Yupiter (Jupiter )
Backup crew Berezovoi, Grechko, Malhotra R.
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 202 / 240 km
   - Inclination 51.6°
   - Period 88.7 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 04 Apr 1984 - 14:31:11 UT
Target spacecraft/port Salyut 7/aft
Undocking date - time 02 Oct 1984 - 07:35 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 
Landing date - time 02 Oct 1984 - 10:56:30 UT
Landing location 47N, 69E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 181.91 days
Nbr orbits 
Landing crew Kizim, Solovyov, Atkov
 (crew T-10)

T-11 crew returned with Soyuz T-10 on11 Apr 1984

Launch Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Malyshev  Yuri Vasiliyevich  Commander 7d 21h 40m  126 
2  Strekalov  Gennadi Mikhailovich  Flight engineer 7d 21h 40m  126 
3  Sharma  Rakesh  Research cosm. - India 7d 21h 40m  126 


Launch from Baikonur; crew landed with Soyuz T-10-capsule 46 km east of Arkalyk; docking on Salyut 7; scientific work onboard includes photography of India, silicium-fusing tests and Yoga-practice of Rakesh Sharma.

Soyuz T-11 Rakesh Sharma - Credit: RKK Energia.

Manned three crew. Docked with Salyut 7.Transported a Soviet-Indian international crew comprising ship's commander Y V Malyshev, flight engineer G M Strekalov (USSR) and cosmonaut-researcher R Sharma (India) to the SALYUT-7 orbital station to conduct scientific and technical studies and experiments. Returned crew of Soyuz T-10 to Earth.

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