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Salyut

(sælˈjuːt)
n
(Astronomy) any of a series of seven Soviet space stations. The first was launched into earth orbit in April 1971 and the last was launched in April 1982. The Salyut programme led to the Mir space station
[C20: Russian: salute]
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Noun1.Salyut - either of two Soviet space stations launched in the 1970s
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The spacecraft Soyuz 7K-OKS, which was crewed by cosmonauts Georgy Dobrovolsky, Viktor Patsayev and Vladislav Volkov, left Earth on June 6, 1971, to dock with Russia's Salyut space station.
(The old record, 23 days, had been set in 1971 by cosmonauts aboard the first-ever space station, the Soviet Union's Salyut 1.)
We told how America vowed to continue with its Skylab space station despite the deaths of three Russian cosmonauts returning after 24 days in space on Salyut 1.
Space Crewed Total stations missions visitors International Space Station 94 236 Skylab [US] 3 9 Mir [USSR/Russia] 39 137 Salyut (4) and Almaz (2) [USSR] 18 39 Tiangong (2) [China] 3 8 Total crewed orbital launches 319
The ISS -- currently the only fully functioning space station in orbit -- is the ninth space station to be inhabited by crew, following the Soviet and Russian Salyut, Almaz and Mir stations as well as the US Skylab.
His mission to the Salyut 6 station lasted less than two days as the crew had to return to Earth before docking due to the first Soyuz engine failure during orbital operations.
The standard fare of the Golden Age of Spaceflight is present--Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo are given good representation, just as the Soviet spacecraft (e.g., Vostok and Soyuz) and Salyut space station are likewise presented as a corollary.
From rooftop gardens on New York skyscrapers in the 1930s to the first plants to flower in space aboard the Soviet Salyut 7 space station in 1982, people have been trying to grow food in unorthodox places for decades.
"Salyut 7" is a 2017 Russian historical drama film directed by Klim Shipenko.
The first ultrasound system in space was flown on Salyut 6 and 7 to study cardiovascular changes, such as heart chamber sizes and left ventricular systolic functions [53].
In 1991, the largest ever fragment of a space vessel, from the Soviet Union's 'Salyut 7,' fell on Argentina.