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Soyuz 27



Soyuz 27 carried cosmonauts Oleg Makarov and Vladimir Dzhanibekov to the Soviet Salyut space station Salyut 6 and returned the crew of Soyuz 26 to Earth. It was recovered March 16, 1978 11:19 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 10560
  • Soyuz27

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-01-10
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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