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Soyuz 29



Soyuz 29 was a manned Soviet mission that carried cosmonauts V.V. Kovalenko and A.S. Ivanchenkov to the Salyut 6 space station to conduct scientific and technological investigations and experiments. It was recovered on September 3, 1978 at 11:40 GMT after 140 days.

Alternate Names

  • 10952
  • Soyuz29

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-06-15
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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