SOYUZ 8                          MANNED FLIGHT                                     USSR

Group flight with Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 7. Planned docking with Soyuz 7 didnīt occur because of a failure with the rendevouz system. Approach to Soyuz 8 by 500 meters.

Vladimir A. Shatalov

Commander

credit:

LAUNCH :

10.19 GMT

Baikonour

Kazakhstan / USSR

LC-1

Oct.13 / 1969

9.20.05

21:17:44

SPACECRAFT :


Soyuz 7K-OK

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Soyuz 11A511

LANDING :

09.09 GMT


USSR

150 km NW of Karaganda

Oct.18 / 1969

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT   

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FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

51.68°

Altitude

204.7/223.7 km

Duration

4d22h50m

Orbits

80

Alexei S. Yeliseyev

Flight Engineer

Soyuz 8 crew just before launch

Flight no.  034