Soyuz | Soyuz 11

Soviet Space Program launch of a Soyuz Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Soyuz rocket as part of the Soyuz 11 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Sun Jun 6th 1971 3:55 AM from 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz 11

Soyuz 11 launched on 6 June 1971, 07:55:09 UTC. It carried commander Georgy Dobrovolsky, flight engineer Vladislav Volkov and test engineer Viktor Patsayev to orit. Crew arrived to Salyut-1 space station on 7 June 1971 and remained there until their departure on 30 June. It was the only mission to board the space station. Soyuz 11 returned to Earth on 30 June 1971, 02:16:52 UTC, with mission ending in disaster. During atmospheric re-entry crew capsule depressurised, killing all three crew members.

Location

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Rocket

Soyuz

Progress State Research and Production Rocket Space Center
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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