Cancelled Spaceflights

TKS-3

USSR

Planning data

Launch date (planned):  August 1981

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Berezovoy  Anatoli Nikolayevich  Commander
2  Artyukhin  Yuri Petrovich  Flight Engineer
3  Yuyukov  Dmitri Andreyevich  Research Engineer

Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Vasyutin  Vladimir Vladimirovich  Commander
2  Rozhdestvensky  Valeri Iliyich  Flight Engineer
3  Grechanik  Aleksei Anatoliyevich  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.