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Soyuz 7K-MF6 SA


Russian manned spacecraft module. One launch, 1976.09.15, Soyuz 22. Post-Soyuz 11 modification for crew of two in spacesuits. Reentry capsule.

Analogue sequencer and computers operate spacecraft. Off-line periscopes, no covers on portholes, standard touchdown rockets, improved parachute, and low-rate telemetry system.

Crew Size: 2. Habitable Volume: 4.00 m3. RCS Coarse No x Thrust: 6 X 98 N. RCS Propellants: 40 kg (88 lb).

AKA: Spuskaemiy apparat.
Gross mass: 2,750 kg (6,060 lb).
Height: 2.24 m (7.34 ft).
Diameter: 2.17 m (7.11 ft).

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Associated Spacecraft
  • Soyuz 7K-MF6 Russian manned spacecraft. One launch, 1976.09.15, Soyuz 22. Soyuz 7K-T modified with installation of East German MF6 multispectral camera. Used for a unique solo Soyuz earth resources mission. More...

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Associated Propellants
  • H2O2 Hydrogen peroxide is used as both an oxidiser and a monopropellant. Relatively high density and non-toxic, it was abandoned after early use in British rockets, but recently revived as a propellant for the Black Horse spaceplane. Hydrogen peroxide is used as both an oxidiser and a monopropellant. Relatively high density and non-toxic, it was abandoned after early use in British rockets, but recently revived as a propellant for the Black Horse spaceplane. More...

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