Cancelled Spaceflights

TKS-1

USSR

Planning data

Launch date (planned):  January 1981

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Stepanov  Eduard Nikolayevich  Commander
2  Glazkov  Yuri Nikolayevich  Flight Engineer
3  Makrushin  Valeri Grigoriyevich  Research Engineer

Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Sarafanov  Gennadi Vasiliyevich  Commander
2  Preobrazhensky  Vladimir Yevgeniyevich  Flight Engineer
3  Romanov  Valeri Aleksandrovich  Research Engineer

Mission objectives

Instead of the Soyuz craft, the TKS spacecraft was envisaged for missions to the Almaz space stations. In 1979, three conditional crews were appointed. These missions never received an official designation.

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Last update on April 18, 2008.