SOYUZ 5                          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. During descent back to earth the service module didnīt seperate on time and caused a hard landing.

Boris V. Volynov


Commander

credit: Sven Grahn

LAUNCH :

07.04 GMT

Baikonour

Kazakhstan / USSR

LC-1

Jan.15 / 1969

9.20.05

19:34:22

SPACECRAFT :


Soyuz 7K-OK (passiv)

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Soyuz 11A511

LANDING :

07.59 GMT


USSR

200 km SW of Karaganda

Jan.18 / 1969

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT   

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FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

51.69°

Altitude

198.7/230.2 km

Duration

3d00h54m

Orbits

49

Alexei S.

Yeliseyev

Flight Engineer

Soyuz 5 seen from Soyuz 4

LANDING CREW :


Boris Volynov

Flight no.  028

Yevgeni V.

Khrunov

Research cosmonaut

Docking to

Soyuz 4