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Soyuz-T 3



Soyuz T-3 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome and docked with the Salyuz 6 space station. Its three man crew consisted of cosmonauts Leonid Kizim (Commander), Oleg Makarov (Flight Engineer), and Gennady Strekalov (Flight Engineer). Its purpose was to perform tests of the improved transport ship of the Soyuz T series. It was recovered on December 10, 1980 at 9:26 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 12077
  • SoyuzT-3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-11-27
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)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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