Salyut


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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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And then at the Salyut factory a basic department was created, where the children mastered the basics of the profession directly at the production, under the guidance of experienced mentors.
1975 The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 17, carrying the first two cosmonauts to visit the space station Salyut 4.
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Volkov flew into space three times, to Salyut 7 in 1985 (64 days in space) and then twice to the Mir space station in 1988/1989 (151 days) and again in 1991-1992 (175 days).
In 1984, Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space as she carried out more than three hours of experiments outside the orbiting space station Salyut 7.
For example, in 1971, the entire three-man crew of Soyuz 11 was killed after a pressure seal of its spacecraft failed during reentry into the atmosphere after undocking from the Salyut I space station caused depressurization.
Those dreams were obtained when the Salyut 1 laboratory docked on June 7, 1971, and went on to complete a then-record 22-day stay.
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Salyut 7/ Shuttle Cosmos Columbia Skylab 1686 NATION United States United States Russia RE-ENTRY DATE 2003 1979 1991 VEHICLE TYPE Space shuttle Space station Space station WEIGHT 100 tons 85 tons 44 tons LENGTH 37 m (122 ft) 36 m (118 ft) 31 m (102 ft)
He spent eight days in space aboard the Salyut 7 space station.