Soyuz T-15C

USSR




Crew: Dobrokvashina, Ivanova & Savitskaya.
Planned flight on 15 September 1986 Backup Crew: Viktorenko, Aleksandrov & Solovyov. Program: Salyut. Spacecraft: Soyuz T. Mass: 7,150 kg.

To have docked with Mir. Cancelled all-female flight to be launched on International Woman's Day. Breakdown of Salyut 7, exhaustion of stock of Soyuz T spacecraft, and official resistance led to cancellation of the mission. Officially cancelled due to birth of Savitskaya's baby. No female cosmonauts would be in training again until a decade later.


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