In April, the USSR's 1982, launched the Salyut-7, a new generation of long-term orbital station. It was equipped with the latest technology, in particular - unique surveillance systems. In addition to the X-ray telescope, the newest photo equipment was installed on the “Salute-7”. Thanks to innovative technologies, the Soviet Union could monitor not only what is happening in space, but also the earth.
During the 2 of the year, while the station was in orbit, several expeditions visited it aboard. And in October, 1984, the Soviet cosmonauts set a world record, having spent almost 8 months at the Salute. For that time is a fantastic time.
11 February 1985, the orbital station Salyut-7 stops responding to commands from the Earth.