Cancelled Spaceflights

Salyut 1 Expedition 2


Planning data

Launch date (planned):  July 20, 1971


No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Leonov  Aleksei Arkhipovich  Commander
2  Rukavishnikov  Nikolai Nikolayevich  Flight Engineer
3  Kolodin  Pyotr Ivanovich  Test Engineer

Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Gubarev  Aleksei Aleksandrovich  Commander
2  Sevastiyanov  Vitali Ivanovich  Flight Engineer
3  Voronov  Anatoli Fyodorovich  Test Engineer

Mission objectives

Planned as second resident crew of the space station Salyut 1. The original prime crew was subsequently targeted to be launched on the second expedition to Salyut 1, with Valeri Kubasov being replaced by Nikolai Rukavishnikov. Cancelled after the Soyuz 11 landing accident.



Last update on April 22, 2008.