NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Soyuz 21

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1976-064A

Description

Soyuz 21 was a Soviet manned spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. It carried Cosmonauts Volynov and Zholobov and docked with the Salyut 5 space station. The mission was to last two months but was cut short by a gradually worstening illness of Zholobov. The capsule landed 200 km SW of Kokchetav.

Alternate Names

  • 08934
  • Soyuz21
  • 1976-064A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1976-07-06
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6750 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov