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Soyuz 39



Soyuz 39 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome and docked with the Salyut 6 space station. Its two man crew of of Vladimir Dzhanibekov (USSR) and Jugderdemidiyn Girragcha (Mongolia) was the eighth international crew in the Intercosmos program. It was recovered on March 30, 1981 at 11:42 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 12366
  • Soyuz39

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1981-03-22
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6800 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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