Soyuz | Soyuz 6

Soviet Space Program launch of a Soyuz Rocket


Soviet Space Program was scheduled to launch a Soyuz rocket as part of the Soyuz 6 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Sat Oct 11th 1969 7:10 AM from 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Soyuz 6

Soyuz 6 was a joint mission with Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 8 that saw three spacecraft in orbit together at the same time. Soyuz 6 mission was to take high quality photographs of the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 8 docking but on all three spacecraft the docking system failed. The mission was commanded by Georgi Shonin and Flight Engineer Valeri Kubasov.

Location

31/6, 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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