Soyuz 7



DescriptionSoyuz 7 (Russian: Союз 7, Union 7) was part of a joint mission with Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 8 that saw three Soyuz spacecraft in orbit together at the same time, carrying a total of seven cosmonauts.
Year of flight1969
Mission Duration4 days 22 hours 40 minutes 23 seconds
Days of mission5
Launch Date12/10/1969
Landing Date17/10/1969
Launch site (Mapping)Baikonur Cosmodome
Landing site (Mapping)Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Landing site155 kilometres (96 mi) NW of Karaganda
Launch mass (kg)6570
Mission typeTest flight
Reference systemGeocentric
Perigee (km)210.00
Apogee (km)223.00
Orbital period (minutes)88.80
Orbits completed80
Inclination (degreees)51.70
Crew size3
MembersAnatoly Filipchenko Vladislav Volkov Viktor Gorbatko Callsign Буран (Buran - "Blizzard")
Spacecraft typeSoyuz 7K-OK
Spacecraft ManucaturerOKB-1
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_7