Soyuz 5 mission started with the launch on January 15, 1969, 07:04:57 UTC, carrying Commander Boris Volynov, Flight Engineer Vladislav Volkov and Research Engineer Pyotr Kolodin into orbit. Two days later mission achieved the first ever docking of two crewed spacecrafts, having Soyuz 5 docked with Soyuz 4 spacecraft. Since no connecting tunel had been developed yet, the two cosmonauts had to spacewalk from one vehicle to another. The mission concluded with a hard landing back on Earth on January 18, 1969, 07:59:12 UTC.
Soyuz 5 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 18 January 1069 07:04 UTC. It launched three cosmonauts for a joint mission with Soyuz 4. The crew was Boris Volynov, Aleksei Yeliseyev, and Yevgeny Khrunov.Soyuz Details
Date of Birth: Dec. 18, 1934
Date of Birth: July 13, 1934
Date of Birth: Sept. 10, 1933
Date of Death: May 20, 2000
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.INFO WIKI