Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 94

Soyuz T-11

Soyuz T-10


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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  03.04.1984
Launch time:  13:08 UTC
Launch site:  Baikonur
Launch pad:  31
Altitude:  202 - 240 km
Inclination:  51,6°
Docking Salyut 7:  04.04.1984, 14:31:11 UTC
Undocking Salyut 7:  02.10.1984, 07:35 UTC
Landing date:  11.04.1984
Landing time:  10:48 UTC
Landing site:  145 km SE of Dzheskasgan

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No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Malyshev  Yuri Vasiliyevich  Commander 2 7d 21h 40m  126 
2  Strekalov  Gennadi Mikhailovich  Flight Engineer 3 7d 21h 40m  126 
3  Sharma  Rakesh "Rikki"  Research Cosmonaut 1 7d 21h 40m  126 

Crew seating arrangement

1  Malyshev
2  Strekalov
3  Sharma
1  Kizim
2  Soloviyov
3  Atkov

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Double Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Berezovoy  Anatoli Nikolayevich  Commander
2  Grechko  Georgi Mikhailovich  Flight Engineer
3  Malhotra  Ravish  Research Cosmonaut

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Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome; landing with Soyuz T-10 capsule 145 km southeast of Dzheskasgan. Rakesh Sharma became the first cosmonaut from India.

Following a one day solo flight Soyuz T-11 docked with the Salyut 7 space station on April 04, 1984 and common work with the third resident crew was performed. The crew conducted scientific and technical studies which included 43 experimental sessions, as Earth observation program concentrating on India and silicium fusing tests. Rakesh Sharma used Yoga techniques to combat the debilitating effects of weightlessness. His work was mainly in the fields of biomedicine and remote sensing. The crew held a joint television news conference with officials in Moscow and Prime Minister Gandhi.

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