Soyuz 3

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz 3 was a spaceflight mission, which started with the launch on October 26, 1968, 08:34:18 UTC. Flown by Georgy Beregovoy, the Soyuz 7K-OK spacecraft completed 81 orbits over four days. The mission achieved the first Soviet space rendezvous with the uncrewed Soyuz 2, but Beregovoy failed to achieve a planned docking with the spacecraft. During the remaining time on orbit he performed topographical and meteorological observations. The mission concluded with a safe landing back on Earth on 30 October 1968, 07:25:03 UTC.

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Soyuz 3


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 1 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-OK (A) 11F615 #10

Soyuz 3 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 26 October 1968 08:34 UTC. It launched one cosmonaut for a joint mission with Soyuz 2. The crew was Georgy Beregovoy.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Georgy Beregovoy

Pilot - Russian - (RFSA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: April 15, 1921
Date of Death: June 30, 1995

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

Pad: 31/6


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