Korabl'-Sputnik-3

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

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

Another test of the Vostok capsule which had a successful flight into orbit but during re-entry the engine failed to cut off and burned to completion resulting in an incorrect entry trajectory. The vehicle was destroyed in order to ensure the vehicle didn't fall into enemy hands.

Vostok 8K72

Family: Vostok
Configuration: 8K72

Vostok was a family of rockets derived from the Soviet R-7 Semyorka ICBM and was designed for the human spaceflight programme.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    30.84 m
  • Diameter
    2.99 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.99 m
  • Launch Mass
    281 T
  • Thrust
    3873 kN
Family
  • Name
    Vostok 8K72
  • Family
    Vostok
  • Variant
    8K72
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Vostok 8K72
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4550 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Vostok-1K No.3


In-active Human Rated Unmanned Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 kg
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: Vostok-1K No.3

Vostok spacecraft used for test flights before the first human spaceflight.

Vostok Details

RKK Energiya

RKK Energiya

(RSC)

Successes: 135 Failures: 6 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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