Soyuz T-14


International Flight nº: 110

Earth orbit Flight nº: 107

USSR launch Flight nº: 60

Launch & orbit data:

Designation 16051 / 85081A
Launch date - time 17 Sep 1985 - 12:38:52 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Soyuz 11A511U2 (s/n 007)
OKB name - S/N° Soyuz 7K-ST s/nº20L
Mass (kg) 6850
Flight Crew (EO-5) Vasyutin, Vladimir (CDR)
Grechko, Georgi (FE)
Volkov, Aleksandr (CR)
Call Sign Cheget (Tcheget - mountain in the Caucasus)
Backup crew Titov V., Strekalov, Serebrov
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 328 x 381 km
   - Inclination 51.6°
   - Period 88.7 min

Docking & landing data:

Docking date - time 18 Sep 1985 - 14:15 UT
Target spacecraft/port Salyut 7/aft
Undocking date - time 21 Nov 1985 - 07:16 UT
Deorbit burn date - time 
Landing date - time 21 Nov 1985 - 10:31:00 UT
Landing location 47ºN, 70ºE
180 km southeast of Dzheskasgan
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 64d 21h 52m
Nbr orbits 1027
Landing crew Savinykh, Vasyutin, Volkov,
 (crew T-13 & T-14)

Transported a crew comprising ship's commander V. Vasyutin, flight engineer G Grechko and cosmonaut-researcher A Volkov to the Salyut-7 orbital station to conduct scientific and technical studies and experiments.
Grechko returned in Soyuz T-13 on 26 September 1985 - emergency return.

Launch Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Vasyutin  Vladimir Vladimirovich  Commander 64d 21h 52m  1027 
2  Grechko  Georgi Mikhailovich  Flight engineer 8d 21h 13m  140 
3  Volkov  Aleksandr Aleksandrovich  Flight engineer 64d 21h 52m  1027 


Docked with Salyut 7. Partly exchange of current resident crew (Dzhanibekov); photography of Earth surface; observation of mechanical and electronical behaviour of enlarged spacestation (Cosmos 1686); premature return to Earth because of seriously illness of Vasyutin.

Astrophilately covers:

Soyuz T14

Launch cancel Baikonur, signed by Grechko, Vasyutin and Volkov.

Soyuz T14

Cosmic Mail: Cover on board of Salyut 7, with black Salyut-7 boardcancel, signed by Dzhanibekov and Savinykh (T13 crew); Vasyutin, Grechko and Volkov (T14 crew); and confirmation from on board “Salyut 7 / Soyuz T13 and T14“.

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