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Soyuz 31



Soyuz 31 was a manned Soviet spacecraft launched with Cosmonauts V.F. Bykosky (USSR) and S. Jahn (DDR) on board to dock. Its mission was to dock with the Salyut 6 space station where the cosmonauts carried out scientific research and experiments.

Alternate Names

  • 11010
  • Soyuz31

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-08-26
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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