Kosmos 1267

Kosmos 1267 (Russian: Космос 1267 meaning Cosmos 1267), also known as TKS-2, was an unmanned TKS spacecraft which docked to the Soviet space station Salyut 6 as part of tests to attach scientific expansion modules to stations in Earth orbit. The module which docked to the station was the FGB component of a TKS vehicle launched on April 25, 1981. The spacecraft's VA return capsule separated and landed in the Soviet Union on 1982-05-26.[2]

Kosmos 1267
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TKS spacecraft diagram
Module statistics
COSPAR ID1981-039A
Part ofSalyut 6
Launch date1981-04-25
02:01:00 UTC
Launch vehicleProton-K
Docked1981-06-19
Reentry1982-07-29
Mass19,000 kg
References: [1]
Configuration
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Configuration of a TKS-Salyut combined space station

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wade, Mark. "Cosmos 1267". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2007-06-28.
  2. ^ Harland, David (2005-02-14). The Story of Space Station Mir. Glasgow, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis. 978-0387230115.