Soyuz 1

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz 1 was the first crewed flight of a Soyuz spacecraft, it carried the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov to orbit. The mission goal was to rendezvous with Soyuz 2 and move crew members between the spacecrafts, the goal was not met due to Soyuz 2 launch being called off due to thunderstorms. Vladimir Komarov was killed when the parachutes of his Soyuz capsule failed during descent to earth becoming the first in-flight fatality of spaceflight.

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Soyuz 1


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 1 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-OK (A) 11F615 #4

Soyuz 1 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 23 April 1967 00:35 UTC. It was the first manned flight of the Soyuz program carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov. The landing failed due to parachute failure. It was the first in-flight fatality in the history of spaceflight.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Vladimir Komarov

Pilot - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Lost In Flight

Date of Birth: March 16, 1927
Date of Death: April 24, 1967

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Yuri Borisov Founded: 1992 Successes: 297 Failures: 11 Pending: 10

Agency 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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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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