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Salyut 5

Salyut 5 was the last manned Soviet Military Space Station. It was launched on June 22, 1976 on a Proton rocket and re-entered the earth's atmosphere on 8 August 1977.


Two crews visited Salyut 5 using a Soyuz spacecraft:

Soyuz 21: ( June 6, 1976 - August 24, 1976)
Boris Volynov, Vitali Zholobov

Soyuz 24: (February 7, 1977 - February 25, 1977)
Viktor Gorbatko, Yuri Glazkov

Please note there were three flight to Salyut 5. The second flight Soyuz 23 (October 14, 1976 - October16, 1976) failed to dock due to a docking system malfunction. The crew were Vyacheslav Zudov, Valeri Rozhdestvensky.


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