World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Soyuz T-10

Soyuz T-10
Mission duration 62 days, 22 hours, 41 minutes, 22 seconds
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Soyuz-T
Manufacturer NPO Energia
Launch mass 6,850 kilograms (15,100 lb)
Crew
Crew size 3
Launching Leonid Kizim
Vladimir Solovyov
Oleg Atkov
Landing Yury Malyshev
Gennady Strekalov
Rakesh Sharma
Callsign Mayak (Beacon)
Start of mission
Launch date 8 February 1984, 12:07:26 (1984-02-08T12:07:26Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur 31/6
End of mission
Landing date Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. UTC
Landing site 160 km E of Dzhezkazgan
(145 km SE of Dzhezkazgan?)
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 199 kilometres (124 mi)
Apogee 219 kilometres (136 mi)
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Period 88.7 minutes
Docking with Salyut 7

Soyuz programme
(Manned missions)
← Unnumbered Soyuz T-11

Fifth expedition to Salyut 7 entering darkened station because of loss of Soyuz T-10-1. Visited by 6th and 7th expeditions.

Contents

  • Crew 1
    • Backup crew 1.1
  • Mission parameters 2
  • Mission highlights 3
  • First Indian in space 4
  • External links 5

Crew

Position Launching crew Landing crew
Commander Leonid Kizim
Second spaceflight
Yury Malyshev
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer Vladimir Solovyov
First spaceflight
Gennady Strekalov
Third spaceflight
Research Cosmonaut Oleg Atkov
First spaceflight
Rakesh Sharma
First spaceflight
 India

Backup crew

Position Crew
Commander Vladimir Vasyutin
Flight Engineer Viktor Savinykh
Research Cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov

Mission parameters

  • Mass: 6850 kg
  • Perigee: 199 km
  • Apogee: 219 km
  • Inclination: 51.6°
  • Period: 88.7 minutes

Mission highlights

The Soyuz T-10 capsule at Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi, India.

Fifth expedition to Salyut 7. Visited by 6th and 7th expeditions.

The three-person Mayak crew entered the darkened Salyut 7 station carrying flashlights. The cosmonauts commented on the burnt-metal odor of the drogue docking unit. By 17 February, Salyut 7 was fully reactivated, and the cosmonauts had settled into a routine. Physician Oleg Atkov did household chores and monitored his own health and that of his colleagues, who conducted experiments.

During the previous year a fuel line on the station had ruptured. Kizim and Solovyov carried out three EVAs to try to fix the problem during the mission.

First Indian in space

With this mission, Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian in space. The original Soyuz T-10 capsule is displayed at Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi, India. His conversation with Prime Minister Indira Gandhi can be heard at the display as well.

External links


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.