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Soyuz T BO


Russian manned spacecraft module. 18 launches, 1978.04.04 (Cosmos 1001) to 1986.03.13 (Soyuz T-15). Lightweight male/female docking system with flange-type probe, internal transfer tunnel. Igla automatic rendezvous and docking system. Living section.

Collar Length: 0.22 m. Probe Length: 0.50 m. Base Diameter: 1.35 m. Ring Diameter: 1.35 m. Igla automatic rendezvous and docking system with lightweight antennae, lightweight tower. One window, BO separated before retrofire.

Habitable Volume: 5.00 m3.

AKA: Bytovoy otsek.
Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb).
Height: 2.98 m (9.77 ft).
Diameter: 2.26 m (7.41 ft).

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  • Soyuz T Russian manned spacecraft. 18 launches, 1978.04.04 (Cosmos 1001) to 1986.03.13 (Soyuz T-15). Soyuz T had a long gestation, beginning as the Soyuz VI military orbital complex Soyuz in 1967. More...

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