Energia

Vostok

Energia

(OKB-1)

Founded: 1946 Successes: 8 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

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Launch Vehicle


Vostok

Configuration: K
Family: R-7

Vehicle Specifications


Vostok-K
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: 30.84 m
Diameter: 2.99 m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Human Exploration


The first crewed space launch & the first orbital launch. It carried the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin who completed 1 orbit before safely re-entering the atmosphere, he ejected from his capsule at an altitude of 7 km in order to parachute safely to the ground. The mission lasted 108 minutes.

Launch Window


NET: April 12th 1961 - 06:07 UTC

Open: April 12th 1961 - 06:07 UTC

Close: April 12th 1961 - 06:07 UTC

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan


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