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Voskhod SC Flights


Voskhod SC Flights
SC Date of launch and return to Earth Flight
duration
Crew Orbit Parametres Flight specific features
Apogee
altitude,
km
Perigee
altitude,
km
Incli-
nation,
deg.
Period,
min.
Voskhod 12-13 Oct
1964

1 day
17 min
s

V.M. Komarov,
K.P. Feoktistov,
B.B. Egorov
409 178 65 90,1

World first multi-seat SC. Performance of SC tests, Studies into performance and interaction of a group of cosmonauts, specialists in different fields of science and technology, performance of physico-technical and biomedical investigations

Voskhod-2 18-19 Mar
1965
1 day
2 hr
2 min
17 s
A.A. Leonov,
P.I. Belyaev
495 173 65 90,9

Voskhod-2 SC main specific feature is the availability of a soft-type airlock to provide cosmonaut egress into open space without spacecraft depressurization. During the flight A.A. Leonov (in a spacesuit with an autonomous LSS) performed first in the history egress from SC into space. He stayed outside SC for 20 min., outside the airlock in space for 12 min. 9 s. The maximum distance from the airlock was 5 m.

 

Flights of Voskhod unmanned SC
SC
(EAS)
Dates of launch
and return to Earth
Cosmos-47 6 - 7 Oct 1964
Cosmos-57 22 - 23 Feb 1965
Cosmos-110 22 Feb - 16 Mar 1966

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