LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Jun 07 1988
Soviet Space Program

Soyuz TM-5

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 7, 1988 at 10:03 AM EDT

(June 7, 1988 at 2:03 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 7, 1988 at 10:03 AM EDT

(June 7, 1988 at 2:03 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 7, 1988 at 10:03 AM EDT

(June 7, 1988 at 2:03 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Human Exploration
    • Soyuz TM-5 was the fifth mission to Mir space station. The mission began on June 7, 1988, 14:03:13 UTC, launching Commander Anatoly Solovyev, Flight Engineer Viktor Savinykh and Research Cosmonaut Aleksandr Aleksandrov into orbit. They docked with Mir two days later, meeting with the long-duration resident crew. During their 7-day stay there, cosmonauts carried out scientific experiments. They returned on a Soyuz TM-4 spacecraft, landing safely back on Earth on June 17, 1988, 10:12:32 UTC.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    1/5