Engineering:Kosmos 672

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Short description: USSR second uncrewed test of the ASTP Soyuz spacecraft
A crewed Soyuz 7K-TM as seen from Apollo module during the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

Kosmos 672 (Russian: Космос 672 meaning Cosmos 672) was the second uncrewed test of the ASTP Soyuz spacecraft. Also had APAS-75 androgynous docking system.

This was preceded by another uncrewed test of this spacecraft type, Kosmos 638.[1] It was a Soyuz 7K-TM spacecraft.[1]

Mission parameters

  • Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-TM
  • Mass: 6510 to 6680 kg
  • Crew: None
  • Launched: August 12, 1974
  • Landed: August 18, 1974


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rex Hall; David Shayler (2003). Soyuz: A Universal Spacecraft. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 211. ISBN 978-1-85233-657-8.