Soyuz 7

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

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

Soyuz 7 was a joint mission with Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 8 that saw three spacecraft in orbit together at the same time. The mission was to dock with Soyuz 8 and transfer crew. Docking to Soyuz 8 failed so the mission was aborted. The mission was Commanded by Anatoly Filipchenko, Flight Engineer Vladislav Volkov, and Research Engineer Viktor Gorbatko.

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Soyuz 7


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: Soyuz 7K-OK (A) 11F615 #15

Soyuz 7 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 12 October 1969 10:44 UTC. It launched three cosmonauts for a joint mission with Soyuz 6 and 8. The crew was Anatoly Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov, and Viktor Gorbatko.

Soyuz Details

Crew


Anatoly Filipchenko

Commander - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Feb. 26, 1928
Age: 93

Vladislav Volkov

Flight Engineer - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Lost In Flight

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

Viktor Gorbatko

Research Engineer - Russian - ( RFSA )

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Dec. 3, 1934
Date of Death: May 17, 2017

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 1471 Failures: 82 Pending: 0

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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