On October 2, Salyut 7 completes its mission

02/10/2021
Credit: Public domain, Salyut program insignia
Credit: Public domain, Salyut program insignia

Our event of the day! Today, October 2, 1984, the Russians completed a space flight, one of the longest spaceflights at the time.

Soviet cosmonauts Leonid Denisovich Kizim, Vladimir Alekseyevich Solovyov, and Oleg Jurjewitsch Atkow were the ones who shook the Salyut mission at that time.

They stayed in space for 237 days (approx.), Starting in space on 8 February 1984, starting at 12:07:26 UTC and returning on October 2, 1984, at 10:57:00 UTC, being one of the long space flights at that time and having a successful tide, returning to Earth after so many days, safely.

This mission was part of the Soviet Salyut program. And in addition to the astronauts mentioned above, the mission also carried other astronauts between 1982-1986.

Article by: Andacs Robert Eugen

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