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Soyuz-T 1



Soyuz T-1 was the first unmanned test flight of a new generation of Soyuz capsule. It performed complex experimental testing of new on-board systems and assemblies under various flight conditions and operation in conjunction with the Salyut 6 space station. It was recovered on March 25, 1980 at 21:47 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 11640
  • SoyuzT-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-12-16
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 7000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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