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posted 11-25-2012 08:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Apollo-Soyuz   Click Here to Email Apollo-Soyuz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Space Cover of the Week, Week 189 (November 26, 2012)

Space Cover #189: Soyuz 31 Intercosmos Cosmonaut

On August 26, 1978, the third Intercosmos cosmonaut was launched aboard Soyuz 31 to dock with the Salyut 6 space station. Along with commander Valery Bykovsky, Sigmund Jahn from East Germany was launched as part of the Intercosmos Program.

The flight was the seventh to Salyut 6 and sixth to successfully dock. The flight duration was 7 days, 20 hours, 49 minutes and 4 seconds.

Above is a cover autographed by the Soyuz 31 crew.

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posted 11-25-2012 11:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for eurospace   Click Here to Email eurospace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Actually, Jähn became the first German to fly into space. He was a citizen of the German Democratic Republic.

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