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Soyuz-T 8



Soyuz T-8 was a manned Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome and was intended to rendezvous with the Salyut 7 space station. This was an unsuccessful mission. The spacecraft was recovered on April 22, 1983 at 13:29 GMT, 70 miles SE of Arkalyk.

Alternate Names

  • 14014
  • SoyuzT-8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-04-20
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6850 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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