SOYUZ 4                          MANNED FLIGHT                                     USSR

First docking of two manned spacecraft. Soyuz 5 cosmonauts Khrunov and Yeliseyev entered Soyuz 4 by spacewalking and returned back to earth with this Soyuz 4. Some medical, biological and technical experiments.

Vladimir A. Shatalov

Commander

credit:

LAUNCH :

07.30 GMT

Baikonour

Kazakhstan / USSR

LC-1

Jan.14 / 1969

11.25.05

17:20:06

SPACECRAFT :


Soyuz 7K-OK (activ)

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Soyuz 11A511

LANDING :

06.50 GMT


USSR

40 km NW of Karaganda

Jan.17 / 1969

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT   

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Flight no.  027

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

51.72

Altitude

173/225.3 km

Duration

2d23h20m

Orbits

48


Soyuz 4 seen from Soyuz 5

LANDING CREW :


Vladimir Shatalov

Yevgeni Khrunov

Alexei Yeliseyev

Docking to

Soyuz 5