[FPSPACE] Question about Soyuz T-12.
kamax at go2.pl
Tue May 3 04:40:42 EDT 2005
Rui C. Barbosa wrote:
> I'm preparing am article about the Salyut-7 space sation and I have a
> doubt about the launch vehicle and launch pad for the Soyuz T-12
> mission. The book "Soyuz - A Universal Spacecraft" says that this
> mission was the first manned flight to use the uprated 11A511U2
> Soyuz-U2 (but no mention about the launch pad). Other Internet
> sources (www.rka-statistics.com) indicate the the launch vehicle was
> a 11A511U Soyuz-U launched from LC1 (PU-5), but Mark Wade's
> astronautix.com saya it was a 11A511U2 Soyuz-U2 from LC31 (PU-6).
> Any help?
> Thanks and regards!
LC1 was fully destroyed during Soyuz T-10A blew up on pad at Baikonur on Sep. 26, 1983.
All manned Soyuzes & cargo Progresses was used on LC31 during next year...and LC1 was
Next manned launch from LC1 was Soyuz T-13 on June 6, 1985...
>From Soyuz T-12 until Soyuz TM-22 was launched by rocket Soyuz-U2 !
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