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Spacecraft "Soyuz-34"


BRIEFLY ABOUT SPACECRAFT
Registration number 1979-049A / 11387
Time and date of launch (UTC) 18h.12m.41s.   June 06, 1979
Launch site Baikonur, LC 31
Launch vehicle Soyuz-U
Spacecraft mass (kg) ?
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.62
   - period (minutes) 88.91
   - perigee (km) 199
   - apogee (km) 271.5
Time and date of landing (UTC) 12h.29m.26s.   August 19, 1979
Place of landing 170 km SE of Dzhezkazgan
Duration 73d.18h.16m.45s.
Number of revolutions around Earth 1153
Summary Pilotness (unmanned) spacecraft for replacement of "Soyuz-32" .





LANDED CREW
Order
number
Status Crew
1 Cdr
PE-3/SLT6
Lyakhov, Vladimir Afanasiyevich
2 FE
PE-3/SLT6
Ryumin, Valeri Viktorovich


TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Jun 06, 1979 18:12:41 1 Salyut-6:9722 Launch of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (without crew).
Jun 08, 1979 07:59:41 414 Salyut-6:9747 Undocking of "Progress-6"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-32" .
Jun 08, 1979 20:02:06 34 Salyut-6:9755 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (without crew) to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-32" .

Crew of station "Salyut-6"   after docking: Lyakhov,   Ryumin.
Jun 09, 1979 18:52:46 437 Salyut-6:9770 Deorbit burn of "Progress-6" .
Jun 09, 1979 19:35? 437 Salyut-6:9770 End of existence of "Progress-6" .
Jun 13, 1979 09:51 1708 Salyut-6:9827 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-32"   (without crew) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-34" .

Crew of station "Salyut-6"   after undocking: Lyakhov,   Ryumin.
Jun 13, 1979 15:30:05 1711 Salyut-6:9830 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-32"   (without crew).
Jun 13, 1979 16:18:26 1712 Salyut-6:9831 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-32"   (without crew).
Jun 14, 1979 16:18 126 Salyut-6:9847 Undocking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (crew: Lyakhov,   Ryumin ) from aft (aggregative) unit of station "Salyut-6" .

There is nobody at the station "Salyut-6" .
Jun 14, 1979 16:52 126 Salyut-6:9847 Docking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (crew: Lyakhov,   Ryumin ) to fore (transitional) unit of station "Salyut-6" .

Crew of station "Salyut-6"   after docking: Lyakhov,   Ryumin.
Jun 28, 1979 09:25:11 1 Salyut-6:10062 Lift-off cargo "Progress-7" .
Jun 30, 1979 11:18:22 34 Salyut-6:10095 Docking of "Progress-7"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-34" .
Jul 11, 1979 ? 34939 Skylab:34939 End of existence of station "Skylab" .
Jul 18, 1979 03:49:55 310 Salyut-6:10371 Undocking of "Progress-7"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-34" .
Jul 20, 1979 01:57:30 340 Salyut-6:10401 Deorbit burn of "Progress-7" .
Jul 20, 1979 02:45? 340 Salyut-6:10401 End of existence of "Progress-7" .
Aug 15, 1979 14:16
Salyut-6:10814 Beginning of EVA ( Lyakhov,   Ryumin ); station "Salyut-6" ; PE-3.
Aug 15, 1979 15:39
Salyut-6:10815 Ending of EVA ( Lyakhov,   Ryumin ), duration 1:23; station "Salyut-6" .
Aug 19, 1979 09:07 1151 Salyut-6:10873 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (crew: Lyakhov,   Ryumin ) from fore (transitional) unit of station "Salyut-6" .

There is nobody at the station "Salyut-6" .
Aug 19, 1979 11:39:32 1153 Salyut-6:10874 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (crew: Lyakhov,   Ryumin ).
Aug 19, 1979 12:29:26 1154 Salyut-6:10875 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-34"   (crew: Lyakhov,   Ryumin ).

Sources:
  Mission Control Center (TsUP) from 2007
  CBS News
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions
  


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