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Cosmos 929

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1977-066A

Description

Almaz was the first test of the TKS manned shuttle. Maneuvered extensively, the TKS-VA capsule returned to Earth August 16, 1977. The shuttle deorbited February 2, 1978.

Alternate Names

  • 10146

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-07-17
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 19000.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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