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Soyuz 12



Soyuz 12 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. On board were Commander Vasiliy Lazarev and Flight Engineer Oleg Makarov whose mission was to check out the improvements made to the Soyuz craft.

Alternate Names

  • 06836
  • Soyuz12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1973-09-27
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6570 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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