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Spacecraft "Soyuz-17"

Registration number 1975-001A / 07604
Time and date of launch (UTC) 21h.43m.37s.   January 10, 1975
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz
Spacecraft mass (kg) 6800
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.64
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 193.9
   - apogee (km) 265.6
Time and date of landing (UTC) 11h.03m.22s.   February 09, 1975
Place of landing 110 km NE of Tselinograd
Duration 29d.13h.19m.45s.
Distance (km) 19.666 million
Number of revolutions around Earth 466
Summary 1st expedition to the orbital station "Salyut-4" . Duration about one month.

Status Main Backup Reserved
1 Cdr
Gubarev, Aleksey Aleksandrovich Lazarev, Vasili Grigoryevich Klimuk, Pyotr Ilyich,
Kovalyonok, Vladimir Vasilyevich
2 FE
Grechko, Georgi Mikhailovich Makarov, Oleg Grigoryevich Sevastyanov, Vitali Ivanovich,
Ponomarev, Yuri Anatolyevich
Call sign Zenith

Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Jan 10, 1975 21:43:37 1 Salyut-4:250 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-17"   (crew: Gubarev,   Grechko ).
Jan 12, 1975 01:25 19 Salyut-4:268 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-17"   (crew: Gubarev,   Grechko ) to station "Salyut-4" .

Crew of station "Salyut-4"   after docking: Gubarev,   Grechko.
Jan 24, 1975 ? 3430±7 Salyut-3:3430±7 End of existence of station "Salyut-3" .
Feb 09, 1975 06:08 463 Salyut-4:713 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-17"   (crew: Gubarev,   Grechko ) from station "Salyut-4" .

There is nobody at the station "Salyut-4" .
Feb 09, 1975 10:20? 466 Salyut-4:715 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-17"   (crew: Gubarev,   Grechko ).
Feb 09, 1975 11:03:22 467 Salyut-4:716 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-17"   (crew: Gubarev,   Grechko ).

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