Soyuz 11

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

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.

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Soyuz 11


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Salyut 1
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-OKS 11F615A8 #32

Soyuz 11 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 6 June 1971 04:55 UTC. It transported three cosmonauts on the second flight to Salyut 1. The crew was Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov, and Viktor Patsayev.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Georgy Dobrovolsky

Commander - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Lost In Flight

Date of Birth: June 1, 1928
Date of Death: June 30, 1971

Vladislav Volkov

Flight Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Lost In Flight

Date of Birth: Nov. 23, 1935
Date of Death: June 30, 1971

Viktor Patsayev

Test Engineer - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Lost In Flight

Date of Birth: June 19, 1933
Date of Death: June 30, 1971

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 339 Failures: 24 Pending: 20

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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