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Sigmund Jähn becomes first German cosmonaut26.8.1978

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Soyuz 31 (Russian: Союз 31, Union 31) was a 1978 Soviet manned space flight to the Salyut 6 space station. It was the seventh mission to and sixth successful docking at the orbiting facility. The Soyuz 31 crew were the second to visit the long-duration Soyuz 29 resident crew.

Soyuz 31 carried Valery Bykovsky and Sigmund Jähn, the first German cosmonaut, into space. They swapped Soyuz craft with the long-duration crew and returned to earth in Soyuz 29, the resident crew returned to earth in Soyuz 31.

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