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Soyuz 18



Soyuz 18 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The flight crew consisted of Cosmonauts Kilmuk and Sevastyanov. It docked with the Salyut 4 space station and was recovered on July 26, 1975 14:18 GMT after 63 days. It landed 56 km E of Arkalyk.

Alternate Names

  • 07818
  • Soyuz18

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1975-05-24
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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