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Crew
Volynov Zholobov

06 July 1976 12:09 GMT. Duration: 49.27 days. Call Sign: Baikal (Baikal - lake in Siberia). Backup Crew: Rozhdestvensky, Zudov. Support Crew: Berezovoi, Glazkov, Gorbatko, Lisun. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Program: Almaz. Class: Manned. Type: Spacecraft. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-T/A9. Payload: Soyuz 7K-T(A9) s/n 41. Mass: 6,800 kg. Perigee: 246 km. Apogee: 274 km. Inclination: 51.6 deg. Period: 89.7 min. References: 1 , 2 , 6 , 32 , 33 .

Almaz right exteriorAlmaz right exterior - Aft view of the Almaz, showing the airlock, ringed by propellant tanks. The EVA hatch juts out below the main docking hatch.

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