Vostok-K | Vostok 2

Soviet Space Program launch of a Vostok-K Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Vostok-K rocket as part of the Vostok 2 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Sun, Aug 6th, 1961, 2:00 AM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Vostok 2

The second crewed space launch carrying the Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov to orbit. The mission lasted 25 hours and 18 minutes and completed 17.5 orbits. He remains the youngest person to reach space, being a month short of 26 at the time of the launch.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Vostok-K

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
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