Credit: © Mark Wade
AKA: Salyut 6 EP-2;Zenit (Zenith). Launched: 1978-03-02. Returned: 1978-03-10. Number crew: 2 . Duration: 7.93 days.
First international 'Intercosmos' team consisting of A.A. Gubarev (USSR) and V. Remek (Czechoslovak Socialist Republic). Conducted scientific research and experiments jointly developed by Soviet and Czechoslovak specialists. Recovered March 10, 1978 13:45 GMT.
Narrative (adapted from D S F Portree's Mir Hardware Heritage, NASA RP-1357, 1995)
Visiting Expedition 'guest cosmonaut' Vladimir Remek was the first non-U.S./ non-Soviet space traveler. He flew as part of Intercosmos, a program of co-operative space activities between the Soviet Union and other countries (especially those in the eastern bloc). Remek's experiment program touched on life sciences, materials processing, and upper atmosphere research.
|Salyut 6 EP-2|
Manned two crew. Docked with Salyut 6. Delivery to the Salyut-6 station of the first international 'Intercosmos' team consisting of A.A. Gubarev (USSR) and V. Remek (Czechoslovak Socialist Republic) to carry out scientific research and experiments jointly developed by Soviet a nd Czechoslovak specialists.