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Voskhod 1

Voskhod 1

Capability: Human Spaceflight
Maiden Flight: 1964-10-06
Flight Life: ~1 day flights
Crew Capacity: 3

Voskhod 1 was a Voskhod spacecraft which launched on 12 October 1964 07:30 UTC. It was the seventh manned flight of the Soviet spaceflight program. It launched three cosmonauts for craft testing and science purposes. The crew was Vladimir Komarov,
Konstantin Feoktistov, and Boris Yegorov.

History

Voskhod 3KV flew on 12 October 1964 manned as Voskhod 1. It carried three cosmonauts and marked the first time more than one person had flown to space in the same craft.

Voskhod 3KD flew on 18 March 1965 manned as the Voskhod 2 spacecraft. Voskhod 2 had a crew of two wearing spacesuits and marked the first spacewalk.

The Voskhod (Russian: Восход, “Sunrise”) was a spacecraft built by the Soviet Union’s space program for human spaceflight as part of the Voskhod programme. It was a development of and a follow-on to the Vostok spacecraft.

Two variants were created, the Voskhod 3KV which held three cosmonauts, and the Voskhod 3KD which held two cosmonauts. Both variants had very similar specifications.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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