Cancelled Spaceflights

Salyut 2 (Almaz / OPS-1) - Expediton 1

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Planning data

Launch date (planned):  Mid April 1973

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Popovich  Pavel Romanovich  Commander
2  Artyukhin  Yuri Petrovich  Flight Engineer

Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Sarafanov  Gennadi Vasiliyevich  Commander
2  Dyomin  Lev Stepanovich  Flight Engineer

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Mission objectives

After reaching orbit, Salyut 2 developed problems, and the station was lost. The crews were rotated for missions to the next Almaz military space station (Salyut 3).


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Last update on January 01, 2010.