Voskhod | Voskhod 1

Soviet Space Program launch of a Voskhod Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Voskhod rocket as part of the Voskhod 1 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Oct 13th, 1964, 3:47 AM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Voskhod 1

Voskhod 1 was the seventh manned Soviet space flight(Commander-Vladimir Komarov, Engineer Konstantin Feoktistov, and Medical Doctor Boris Yegorov) . It achieved a number of "firsts" in the history of manned spaceflight, being the first space flight to carry more than one crewman into orbit, the first flight without the use of spacesuits, and the first to carry either an engineer or a physician into outer space. It also set a manned spacecraft altitude record of 336 km (209 mi).

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Voskhod

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
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