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The crew of Soviet spacecraft Soyuz T12, photographed before their launch on 17 July 1984. Left to right are Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Svetlana Savitskaya, and Igor Volk. Savitskaya was the second woman to go into space, the first to perform a space walk, and the only woman to have made two space flights. She first went into space in Soyuz T7 on 19 August 1982. Both Soyuz T7 and Soyuz T12 docked with the Salyut 7 space station. During the Soyuz T12 mission, Savitskaya walked in space for 3.5 hours.
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