World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Soyuz T-7

Article Id: WHEBN0000849863
Reproduction Date:

Title: Soyuz T-7  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of space travelers by nationality, Salyut 7, Soyuz T-6, Soyuz T-5, Soyuz T-8
Collection: 1982 in the Soviet Union, Manned Soyuz Missions, Spacecraft Launched in 1982
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Soyuz T-7

Soyuz T-7
Mission duration 113 days, 1 hour, 50 minutes, 44 seconds
Orbits completed ~1,825
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-T
Manufacturer NPO Energia
Launch mass 6,850 kilograms (15,100 lb)
Crew
Crew size 3 up
2 down
Launching Leonid Popov
Aleksandr Serebrov
Svetlana Savitskaya
Landing Anatoli Berezovoy
Valentin Lebedev
Callsign Днепр (Dnieper)
Start of mission
Launch date August 19, 1982, 17:11:52 (1982-08-19T17:11:52Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur 1/5
End of mission
Landing date Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. UTC
Landing site (70 kilometres (43 mi) NE of Arkalyk?)
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 289 kilometres (180 mi)
Apogee 299 kilometres (186 mi)
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Period 90.3 minutes
Docking with Salyut 7

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Soyuz T-6 Soyuz T-8

Soyuz T-7 (code name Dnieper) was the third Soviet space mission to the Salyut 7 space station. Crew member Svetlana Savitskaya was the first woman in space in almost twenty years, since Valentina Tereshkova who flew in 1963 on Vostok 6.

Savitskaya was given the orbital module of Soyuz T-7 for privacy. The Soyuz T-7 crew delivered experiments and mail from home to the Elbrus crew. On August 21 the five cosmonauts traded seat liners between the Soyuz Ts. The Dniepers undocked in Soyuz T-5, leaving the newer Soyuz T-7 spacecraft for the long-duration crew.

Contents

  • Crew 1
    • Backup crew 1.1
  • Mission parameters 2
  • Gallery 3
  • See also 4

Crew

Position Launching crew Landing crew
Commander Leonid Popov
Third spaceflight
Anatoli Berezovoy
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer Aleksandr Serebrov
First spaceflight
Valentin Lebedev
Second spaceflight
Research Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya
First spaceflight
None

Backup crew

Position Crew
Commander Vladimir Vasyutin
Flight Engineer Viktor Savinykh
Research Cosmonaut Irina Pronina

Mission parameters

  • Mass: 6,850 kg
  • Perigee: 289 km
  • Apogee: 299 km
  • Inclination: 51.6°
  • Period: 90.3 minutes

Gallery

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.